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Information from the London Borough of Sutton

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Community fire safety

The Borough Commander is Andy Holcombe.

Local Fire and Community Safety Centre

Stations in this borough

H37 Wallington

  • Station Commander : ADO Robert Penny
  • Address: 19 Belmont Road, Wallington SM6 8TE
  • Telephone: 020 7587 4559
  • Appliances: Pump Ladder
  • Personnel: Watch Commanders: 4 / Crew Commanders: 4 / Firefighters: 20 / Total: 28
  • Risk categorization: All C risk

Operational calls 2004/2005
  • Fires: 246
  • False alarms: 360
  • Special Services: 159
  • Total: 765
Operational calls 2005/2006
  • Fires: 270
  • False alarms: 396
  • Special Services: 164
  • Total: 830
Built in 1938, the station has a basement, ground and first floor (including two disused maisonettes on the first floor). The station was first built to provide cover for Croydon aerodrome, which has since closed down.

A short walk from Wallington Station on the main line. Cross over the road and turn right into Belmont.

H38 Sutton

  • Address: 43 St Dunstans Hill, Sutton SM1 2JX
  • Telephone: 020 7587 4558
  • Appliances: Pump Ladder, PMU
  • Personnel: Watch Commanders: 4 / Crew Commanders: 8 / Firefighters: 44 / Total: 56
  • Risk categorization: All C risk
Operational calls 2004/2005
  • Fires: 366
  • False alarms: 676
  • Special Services: 275
  • Total: 1317
Operational calls 2005/2006
  • Fires: 311
  • False alarms: 553
  • Special Services: 286
  • Total: 1150
These figures are taken from the Incident Recording and Information System (IRIS). Figures are given as a guide only and are subject to checking and adjustment. The IRIS site on hotwire provides more detail for this year as well as figures for the current year.

The station was built in 1962 based on a Surrey design, and then passed on to the newly formed GLC in 1965.

How to get there
The rear of Sutton Fire Station is accessible following a short walk from West Sutton BR Station. Turn right from the main exit of station into Gander Green Lane, take third left into Elmbrook Road, second right into Westfield Road and follow the road left will bring you to the station yard.

More about fire safety from London Fire Brigade.