London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House  

 
 
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Situated in Winchester House, this Grade II listed building was the home of Eyre Massey Shaw, the first chief officer of the Metropolitan Fire Brigade (later the London Fire Brigade). The museum holds a wealth of information and exhibits depicting the history of firefighting in London from the Great Fire of London in 1666 to the present day.


 

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Park Plaza County Hall Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £149  40% off
1 Addington Street, SE1 | 15 minutes from London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House
Close to Waterloo, the 4 star Park Plaza is - as the name suggests - just behind County Hall. Near to the Thames, it's also convenient ... More
 
 
 
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London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £158  23% off
Westminster Bridge Road, SE1 | 15 minutes from London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House
The Park Plaza Westminster Bridge is a modern, design-led hotel a short walk from some of the city's most iconic attractions, such as Big Ben and ... More
 
 
 
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London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel
Whitehall Place, SW1A | 23 minutes from London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House
With 294 bedrooms, multi-level penthouse suites and terraces offering spectacular views of the River Thames, Trafalgar Square and Whitehall - the £300 million restoration of the ... More
 
 
 
 
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The Clink Prison Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
1 Clink Street, Bankside, Bankside, London SE1 | 9 minutes from London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House
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Old Operating Theatre Museum and Herb Garret
London > Attractions > Museums
9a St Thomas Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 9 minutes from London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House
Hidden away in the roof space of the old St Thomas Baroque church, this restored 1821 women's operating theatre is the oldest operating theatre in England. ... More
 
 
 
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IWM London (Imperial War Museums)
London > Attractions > Museums
Lambeth Road, Elephant and Castle, Southwark, London SE1 | 12 minutes from London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House
The IWM London, the flagship Imperial War Museum which offers a thoughtful look at what day-to-day life is like for both citizens and soldiers in times ... More
 
 
 
 
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Alma Enterprises
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
38-40 Glasshill Street, SE1 | 2 minutes from London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House
After five years at 1 Vyner Street Alma Enterprises, the project-space which began as a base for successful young artists' collective 'Land', moved to this new ... More
 
 
 
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Flat Iron Square
London > Attractions >
68 Union Street, SE1 | 4 minutes from London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House
The Flat Iron Square project is an exciting piece of town planning and urban renewal. This Bankside development has ... More
 
 
 
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Contemporary Applied Arts
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
89 Southwark Street, Fitzrovia, London SE1 | 5 minutes from London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House
Founded in 1948 to promote and champion British craft, Contemporary Applied Arts operates a modern gallery space at 89 Southwark Street as a showcase of the ... More
 
 
 
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London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House, 77-85 Newington Causeway, SE1 | 6 minutes from London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House
Matthew Rankcom directs Wendi Peters, Phil Adele, Jordan Frazier and Rebecca McKinnis in The Grey Area Theatre Company's staging of a life-affirming musical set on the ...More
 
 
 
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Omeara
London > Entertainment > Live Music
6 O'Meara Street, Union Street, SE1 | 4 minutes from London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House
Mumford and Sons band member Ben Lovett, co-founder of independent record label Communion, bucks the trend for closing down ... More
 
 
 
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The Union Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
229 Union Street, SE1 | 4 minutes from London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House
The Union Theatre was set up by actor/producer Sacha Regan in 1998 in an old paper warehouse and with the help of a Prince's Youth Business ... More
 
 
 
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The Buzz
London > Entertainment > Theatres
42 Newington Causeway, SE1 | 4 minutes from London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House
Located in Mercato Metropolitano, The Buzz is the UK's first permanent purpose-built immersive theatre. The fully flexible performing arts space has been created as a community ... More
 
 
 
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O W Loeb
London > Shopping > Wine Merchants
3 Archie Street, SE1 | 3 minutes from London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House
Specialists in fine German wine, this shop has moved to larger premises and taken its customers with it - they have a deserved reputation for excellence ... More
 
 
 
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Burnt Lemon Bakery
London > Shopping > Delicatessens
Flat Iron Square, 68 Union Street, SE1 | 4 minutes from London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House
Founded by chef and baker Matthew Dryden in early 2016, Burnt Lemon Bakery is serious about sourdough breads, made exclusively with organic flours milled in the ... More
 
 
 
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Mercato Metropolitano
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
42 Newington Causeway, SE1 | 4 minutes from London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House
At 45,000 square foot, Italian market Mercato Metropolitano has no shortage of artisanal talent. Housed in a disused paper factory, it brings together bakers, fishmongers, charcuterie ... More
 
 
 
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The Goldsmith
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
96 Southwark Bridge Rd, SE1 | 1 minute from London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House
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El Vergel
London > Restaurants > South American restaurants
132 Webber Street, SE10QL | 3 minutes from London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House
Tiny Latino restaurant and café tucked away behind Borough tube which is much loved by local office workers and residents. Owned and run by a lovely ... More
 
 
 
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Charles Dickens
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
160 Union Street, SE1 | 3 minutes from London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House
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London > Education > Cookery Courses
1 Cathedral Street, Borough Market, SE1 | 9 minutes from London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House
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London College Of Communication
London > Education > Professional Training
Elephant & Castle, Elephant and Castle, London SE1 | 10 minutes from London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House
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Courtauld Institute of Art
London > Education > Arts and Drama
Somerset House, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 20 minutes from London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House
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Marlborough Sports Garden
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
27 Union Street, SE1 | 4 minutes from London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House
Marlborough Sports Garden is an outdoor sports venue located very close to London Bridge in central London. Facilities include an all-weather ... More
 
 
 
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Floor 52, Shangri-La Hotel at The Shard, Bankside, London SE1 | 10 minutes from London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House
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Snowsfields Wellness
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
41 Snowsfields, SE1 | 11 minutes from London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House
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London > Restaurants > Gastropub
160 Union Street, SE1 | 3 minutes from London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House
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London > Nightlife > Pubs
160 Union Street, SE1 | 3 minutes from London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House
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National Trust: George Inn, The George Inn Yard
London > Nightlife > Pubs
77 Borough High Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 7 minutes from London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House
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Union Street Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
47-51 Union Street, SE1 | 3 minutes from London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House
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Devonshire House
London > Nightlife > Bars
64 Union Street, SE1 | 4 minutes from London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House
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The Distillery
London > Nightlife > Bars
Hilton London Bankside, 2-8 Great Suffolk Street, SE1 | 5 minutes from London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House
Cocktails incorporating homemade aromatics hark back to the heritage of the site of The Distillery , the ... More
 
 
 
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Tate Modern
London > Business > Venue Hire
Bankside, Bankside, London SE1 | 8 minutes from London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House
Located along the banks of the River Thames in the former Bankside Power Station, originally designed by Sir Giles Gilbert Scott in 1947, the architect of ... More
 
 
 
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Vinopolis
London > Business > Venue Hire
London Bridge, Bankside, Bankside, London SE1 | 8 minutes from London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House
This conference and event venue caters for between 10 and 1250 guests. Ideal for dinners, conferences, exhibitions, meetings, product launches & AGMs. ... More
 
 
 
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Imperial War Museum
London > Business > Venue Hire
Lambeth Road, Southwark, London SE1 | 12 minutes from London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House
This museum of 20th-century warfare offers a thoughtful look at what day-to-day life was like for both citizens and soldiers in the two world wars. The ... More
 
 
 
 

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Theatre | Until 12th June 2021 

Southwark Playhouse 6 minutes walk from London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House

Matthew Rankcom directs Wendi Peters, Phil Adele, Jordan Frazier and Rebecca McKinnis in The Grey Area Theatre Company's staging of ...More

Zanele Muholi
Exhibitions | Until 31st May 2021 

Tate Modern 8 minutes walk from London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House

More than 260 photographs which document and celebrate the lives of South Africa's black lesbian, gay, trans, queer and intersex ...More

The View from The Shard
The View from The Shard
Tours | Next performance 17th May 2021 

The Shard 13 minutes walk from London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House

The View from The ShardAt almost twice the height of any other viewing platform in London, The View from The ...More

 
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Attraction | Until 31st December 2022 

The Shard 13 minutes walk from London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House

London looks like a city in miniature from The View From The Shard which at 244 metres tall is the ...More

 
Samson Kambalu: Black Jack
Exhibitions | Until 5th September 2021 

Southbank Centre 16 minutes walk from London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House

The Malawi-born artist's remixed flags, which play with ideas of national and individual sovereignty, are strung around Southbank Centre Square ...More

Flight
Theatre | Until 6th June 2021 

Bridge Theatre 18 minutes walk from London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House

Members of the audience are seated alone with headphones in private booths for Candice Edmunds and Jamie Harrison's intimate staging ...More

 
 
 
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