London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House  

 
 
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Situated in Winchester House, this Grade II listed building was the home of Eyre Massey Shaw, the first chief officer of the Metropolitan Fire Brigade (later the London Fire Brigade). The museum holds a wealth of information and exhibits depicting the history of firefighting in London from the Great Fire of London in 1666 to the present day.


 

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4 minutes walk
 
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London Bridge Railway Station
 
11 minutes walk
 
 
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5 minutes walk
 
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London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £35  41% off
30 Borough Road, SE1 | 4 minutes from London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House
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20 Lavington S, SE1 | 5 minutes from London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House
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London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £98  28% off
2-8 Great Suffolk Street, SE1 | 5 minutes from London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House
The Hilton London Bankside is a purpose built hotel with a four-storey glass atrium, 292 rooms and fitness centre, complete with swimming pool, and an opulent ... More
 
 
 
 
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The Clink Prison Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
1 Clink Street, Bankside, Bankside, London SE1 | 9 minutes from London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House
Located on what was once the London estate of the Bishops of Winchester (known as the 'Liberty of the Clink'), the Clink Prison Museum unlocks the ... More
 
 
 
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Old Operating Theatre Museum and Herb Garret
London > Attractions > Museums
9a St Thomas Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 9 minutes from London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House
Hidden away in the roof space of the old St Thomas Baroque church, this restored 1821 women's operating theatre is the oldest operating theatre in England. ... More
 
 
 
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IWM London (Imperial War Museums)
London > Attractions > Museums
Lambeth Road, Elephant and Castle, Southwark, London SE1 | 12 minutes from London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House
The IWM London, the flagship Imperial War Museum which offers a thoughtful look at what day-to-day life is like for both citizens and soldiers in times ... More
 
 
 
 
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Alma Enterprises
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
38-40 Glasshill Street, SE1 | 2 minutes from London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House
After five years at 1 Vyner Street Alma Enterprises, the project-space which began as a base for successful young artists' collective 'Land', moved to this new ... More
 
 
 
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Flat Iron Square
London > Attractions >
68 Union Street, SE1 | 4 minutes from London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House
The Flat Iron Square project is an exciting piece of town planning and urban renewal. This Bankside development has ... More
 
 
 
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Contemporary Applied Arts
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
89 Southwark Street, Fitzrovia, London SE1 | 5 minutes from London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House
Founded in 1948 to promote and champion British craft, Contemporary Applied Arts operates a modern gallery space at 89 Southwark Street as a showcase of the ... More
 
 
 
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Backyard Cinema: Miami Beach
London > Events > Film Events  Dates: 30th May to 3rd August 2017
London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House, 42 Newington Causeway, SE1 | 4 minutes from London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House
Back with a special summer edition, the Backyard Cinema brings Miami Beach to south London from 30th May 2017. The theatrical cinema experts, known for their ...More
 
 
 
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London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 26th, 27th, 28th and 29th Jul 2017 - 8pm
London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House, 77-85 Newington Causeway, SE1 | 6 minutes from London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House
Chelsea Walker directs a black comedy by Mariko Primarolo, in which a London marketing company attempts to launch a new drink that numbs emotion. Presented by ...More
 
 
 
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Dessert
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 12th July to 5th August 2017 - Various Times
London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House, 77-85 Newington Causeway, SE1 | 6 minutes from London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House
A darkly comic work by Oliver Cotton and directed by Trevor Nunn, about wealth, greed and the lengths to which people will go to claim what's ...More
 
 
 
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Omeara
London > Entertainment > Live Music
6 O'Meara Street, Union Street, SE1 | 4 minutes from London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House
Mumford and Sons band member Ben Lovett, co-founder of independent record label Communion, bucks the trend for closing down ... More
 
 
 
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The Union Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
229 Union Street, SE1 | 4 minutes from London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House
The Union Theatre was set up by actor/producer Sacha Regan in 1998 in an old paper warehouse and with the help of a Prince's Youth Business ... More
 
 
 
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Menier Chocolate Factory
London > Entertainment > Theatres
53 Southwark Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 5 minutes from London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House
Housed in a former chocolate factory, this innovative theatre has rapidly established itself as one of London's best. Since opening in 2004, it has had half-a-dozen ... More
 
 
 
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O W Loeb
London > Shopping > Wine Merchants
3 Archie Street, SE1 | 3 minutes from London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House
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Burnt Lemon Bakery
London > Shopping > Delicatessens
Flat Iron Square, 68 Union Street, SE1 | 4 minutes from London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House
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Mercato Metropolitano
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
42 Newington Causeway, SE1 | 4 minutes from London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House
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The Goldsmith
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
96 Southwark Bridge Rd, SE1 | 1 minute from London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House
British Cuisine... More
 
 
 
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El Vergel
London > Restaurants > South American restaurants
132 Webber Street, SE10QL | 3 minutes from London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House
Tiny Latino restaurant and café tucked away behind Borough tube which is much loved by local office workers and residents. Owned and run by a lovely ... More
 
 
 
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Charles Dickens
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
160 Union Street, SE1 | 3 minutes from London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House
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London College Of Communication
London > Education > Professional Training
Elephant & Castle, Elephant and Castle, London SE1 | 10 minutes from London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House
From a clutch of excellent courses in London, this is the best and among the premier specialist media courses in the world. Formerly London College of ... More
 
 
 
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Courtauld Institute of Art
London > Education > Arts and Drama
Somerset House, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 20 minutes from London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House
The Courtauld is one of the most prestigious art schools in the country, affiliated with the Oxbridge system and boasting a huge private location and prime ... More
 
 
 
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Saw Swee Hock Student Centre
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
1 Sheffield Street, Holborn, London WC2A | 23 minutes from London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House
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Floor 52, Shangri-La Hotel at The Shard, Bankside, London SE1 | 10 minutes from London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House
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Snowsfields Wellness
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
41 Snowsfields, SE1 | 11 minutes from London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House
It's a relief to step into Snowsfields Wellness, with its shelves of carefully selected healthy and organic products. Unlike plenty of other places, each of the ... More
 
 
 
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Agua Bathhouse and Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
Mondrian London, 20 Upper Ground, South Bank, London SE1 | 11 minutes from London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House
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Charles Dickens
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
160 Union Street, SE1 | 3 minutes from London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House
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National Trust: George Inn, The George Inn Yard
London > Nightlife > Pubs
77 Borough High Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 7 minutes from London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House
Borough High Street was once crammed full of old coaching inns, providing accommodation and refreshment to weary pilgrims, merchants and travellers on their way up from ... More
 
 
 
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Wheatsheaf
London > Nightlife > Pubs
6 Stoney Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 7 minutes from London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House
Following a three-year closure due to the Thameslink building works, the Wheatsheaf pub next to Borough Market reopened in December 2012. Drinkers who mourned the loss ... More
 
 
 
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Union Street Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
47-51 Union Street, SE1 | 3 minutes from London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House
A local urban living room found beneath Union Street Cafe in Borough, Union Street Bar is Gordon Ramsay's first destination bar. Open until 2am on Thursday, ... More
 
 
 
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Devonshire House
London > Nightlife > Bars
64 Union Street, SE1 | 4 minutes from London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House
Within the Flat Iron Square site, an area encompassing six railway arches and filled with restaurants, street food and a live music venue, is Devonshire ... More
 
 
 
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The Distillery
London > Nightlife > Bars
Hilton London Bankside, 2-8 Great Suffolk Street, SE1 | 5 minutes from London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House
Cocktails incorporating homemade aromatics hark back to the heritage of the site of The Distillery , the ... More
 
 
 
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Tate Modern
London > Business > Venue Hire
Bankside, Bankside, London SE1 | 8 minutes from London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House
Located along the banks of the River Thames in the former Bankside Power Station, originally designed by Sir Giles Gilbert Scott in 1947, the architect of ... More
 
 
 
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Vinopolis
London > Business > Venue Hire
London Bridge, Bankside, Bankside, London SE1 | 8 minutes from London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House
This conference and event venue caters for between 10 and 1250 guests. Ideal for dinners, conferences, exhibitions, meetings, product launches & AGMs. ... More
 
 
 
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Imperial War Museum
London > Business > Venue Hire
Lambeth Road, Southwark, London SE1 | 12 minutes from London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House
This museum of 20th-century warfare offers a thoughtful look at what day-to-day life was like for both citizens and soldiers in the two world wars. The ... More
 
 
 
 

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