Gone but not forgotten H33 Beckenham
London Fire Brigade H33 Beckenham Fire Station, in Bromley Road,and is seen in 1966 complete with an exLCC LFB AEC Regent III Pump, which is outside the pump bay in the yard, the pump had to turn out of the yard onto the main road! The Pump Escape bay is next to the watchroom at the front of the station. This was at the time an exKent Fire Brigade station and had a Pump Ladder in this bay.This was the seconed Beckenham fire station and opened in 1884 and closed in 1985,(Both my Dad and Grandad served here), the new Fire Station E43,opened in 1985, and is in Beckenham Road. The flats at the back of the station were for fireman's families and are still in use.
Picture added on 18 September 2014 at 16:56