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London Fire Brigade HQ London Fire Brigade HQ

Plaque: London Fire Brigade HQ

Erection date: 21/7/1937

Inscription

Opened by His Majesty King George VI accompanied by Her Majesty the Queen, 21st July 1937.

Site: London Fire Brigade HQ (1 memorial)

SE1, Albert Embankment, London Fire Brigade Headquarters

This building, by Higgs and Hill, is basically a rather massive block of flats but it has some lovely carved reliefs of firemen doing what firemen do, by Gilbert Bayes. So we have photographed one of these rather than the dull foundation stone.

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London Fire Brigade HQ

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London Fire Brigade

The London Fire Engine Establishment, formed in 1833 under the leadership of ...

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London Fire Brigade HQ

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Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother

In 1923 Lady Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon (descended from the Royal House of Scotland...

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King George VI

Became king unexpectedly when his brother, Edward VIII, abdicated. Like his u...

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