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Fire Station Details - Chislehurst old fire station 1

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Name:Chislehurst old fire station 1
Address:conservators, R/O 1 Hawkwood Lane
Postcode:BR7 5PW/N
Year Range: 1893-1953
51.408694 North
00.074667 East
Further Information/ Provenance: 

Strong's Bromley directory, 1905, p482
- There is an efficient Fire Brigade, maintained by the Urban Council (cannot confirm if these details refer to this fire station or a previous one - no address given)

December 1907 issue of "Fire and Water"
- Farnborough Brigade, along with Chislehurst and Lamorbey, were elected to the South-Eastern District of the Kent Fire Brigade Union, thus joining 66 other Brigades

British FS History facebook Group
- Closed shortly after denationalization

Kelly's Directory of Kent, 1913. [Part 1: County & Localities], page 196
- no address given. Page 199 gives Chislehurst Common

"Firefighting in Kent" by Roger Mardon & John Meakins, pre-contents page
- closed August 1953

Mike Pinchen
- [Chislehurst old fire station 1] was built 1893 on glebe land. Before that date there was an even older fire station in Church Lane, about where the mortuary chapel is now. These were demolished in 1892 when the graveyard was extended. It closed in 1953.

Garry Wainwright
- closed 1953
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