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London's Historic Fire Stations

EH and LFB Joint Guidance

By Will Reading

This management guidance is intended to aid local authorities in the assessment of applications for alterations to historic fire stations whether they are listed, or unlisted and within conservation areas. By understanding what is important about these buildings, and understanding the unique requirements of the London Fire Brigade (LFB), it should be possible to successfully plan future changes that manage the delicate balance between conservation and service provision.


1 Introduction
2 The significance of historic fire stations
3 Constraints
4 Statutory controls
5 What should be protected?
6 Designing for the future of an historic station
7 Converting de-commissioned fire stations

Additional Information

  • Series: Guidance
  • Publication Status: Completed
  • Product Code: 51542


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