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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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  35% off
30 Borough Road, SE1 | 4 minutes from London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House
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London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £113  41% off
2-8 Great Suffolk Street, SE1 | 5 minutes from London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House
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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
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London > Attractions > Museums
9a St Thomas Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 9 minutes from London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House
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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
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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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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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London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House, 53a Southwark Street, SE1 | 5 minutes from London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House
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London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House, 53a Southwark Street, SE1 | 5 minutes from London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House
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London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 25th May to 23rd June 2018
London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House, 77-85 Newington Causeway, SE1 | 6 minutes from London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House
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London > Entertainment > Live Music
6 O'Meara Street, Union Street, SE1 | 4 minutes from London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House
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London > Entertainment > Theatres
229 Union Street, SE1 | 4 minutes from London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House
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53 Southwark Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 5 minutes from London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House
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London > Shopping > Wine Merchants
3 Archie Street, SE1 | 3 minutes from London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House
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London > Shopping > Delicatessens
Flat Iron Square, 68 Union Street, SE1 | 4 minutes from London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House
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London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
42 Newington Causeway, SE1 | 4 minutes from London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House
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London > Restaurants > British restaurants
96 Southwark Bridge Rd, SE1 | 1 minute from London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House
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London > Restaurants > South American restaurants
132 Webber Street, SE10QL | 3 minutes from London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House
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London > Restaurants > Gastropub
160 Union Street, SE1 | 3 minutes from London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House
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London > Education > Professional Training
Elephant & Castle, Elephant and Castle, London SE1 | 10 minutes from London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House
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Somerset House, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 20 minutes from London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House
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1 Sheffield Street, Holborn, London WC2A | 23 minutes from London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House
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London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
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Mondrian London, 20 Upper Ground, South Bank, London SE1 | 11 minutes from London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House
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London > Restaurants > Gastropub
160 Union Street, SE1 | 3 minutes from London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House
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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
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Union Street Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
47-51 Union Street, SE1 | 3 minutes from London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House
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Devonshire House
London > Nightlife > Bars
64 Union Street, SE1 | 4 minutes from London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House
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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
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Tate Modern
London > Business > Venue Hire
Bankside, Bankside, London SE1 | 8 minutes from London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House
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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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The World Cup Soccer Lounge
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Sporting Events | Until 15th July 2018 

Flat Iron Square 4 minutes walk from London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House

Taking over Flat Iron Square and Apres London, The Soccer Lounge will be one of the best places to watch ...More

 
Wimbledon at Flat Iron Square
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Sporting Events | Until 16th July 2018 

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Libby's Eyes
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The Bunker 5 minutes walk from London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House

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Nine Foot Nine
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The Bunker 5 minutes walk from London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House

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The Rink
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Tibits Bankside 7 minutes walk from London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House

This summer, Tibits celebrates ten years of serving vegetarian and vegan food with a series of live music bottomless brunches. ...More

 
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Exhibitions | Until 5th August 2018 

Tate Modern 8 minutes walk from London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House

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Shape of Light: 100 Years of Photography and Abstract Art
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Tate Modern 8 minutes walk from London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House

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Picasso 1932: Love, Fame, Tragedy
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Tate Modern 8 minutes walk from London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House

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Shakespeare's Globe Theatre 8 minutes walk from London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House

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