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Fire Station Details - Swanage old fire station 2 site

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Name:Swanage old fire station 2 site
Address:Kings Road West
Year Range: ?-1974 (demolished)
50.609526 North
01.964691 West
Further Information/ Provenance: 

Simon Adamson
- There were a number of purpose built pre NFS stations in use on the formation of Dorset Fire Brigade in 1948, These included Lyme Regis, Portland, Weymouth, Dorchester, Sherborne, Sturminster, Gillingham, Wareham and Poole. Bridport was a converted market building as the appliance room and a disused police station as the accommodation, and Swanage and Ferndown stations were converted churches

Shown on 1928 1:2500 OS map, still on 1975 1:2500 OS map

Neville Mason
- was in use up to at least 1970. Had been converted to a garage business by August 1980

Simon Rowley
- old station replaced 1974
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