Old Fire Station (South London Theatre), 2A, Norwood High Street SE27 - Lambeth

Former fire station leased from the London Borough of Lambeth and in use as the South London Theatre. Funding was secured in 2014 from the Heritage Lottery Fund to carry out a range of conservation repairs and Planning Permission and Listed Building Consent were granted for redevelopment of the site, including new accessible theatre space, entrance foyer and lift. The major works are now complete whilst some interior renovations remain to be done on the upper floors. This work is expected to be completed by the end of 2018.

Old Fire Station (South London Theatre), 2A, Norwood High Street SE27 - Lambeth
© London Borough of Lambeth

Site Details

  • Designated Site Name: OLD FIRE STATION
  • Heritage Category: Listed Building grade II
  • List Entry Number: 1263240
  • Local Planning Authority: Lambeth
  • Site Type: Civil > Public building


  • Building Name: Old Fire Station (South London Theatre)
  • Street Number: 2A
  • Street Name: Norwood High Street
  • Postcode: SE27
  • County: Greater London
  • District / Borough: Lambeth
  • Parliamentary Constituency: Dulwich and West Norwood
  • Region: London

Assessment Information

  • Assessment Type: Building or structure
  • Condition: Fair
  • Occupancy / Use: Occupied/in use
  • Priority: F - Repair scheme in progress and (where applicable) end use or user identified; or functionally redundant buildings with new use agreed but not yet implemented.
  • Previous Priority: B
  • Ownership: Charity (non-heritage)
  • Designation: Listed Building grade II, CA