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Fire Services

Volume 464: debated on Wednesday 10 October 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government what the location is of each fire local control room in England, broken down by region; and how many people are employed at each. (156579)

The following table gives the location of the current fire service control rooms by region and the number of staff employed in the control rooms as at 2006-07.

Region

FRS

Location

Number of control room staff as at 2006-07

East of England

Bedfordshire

Kempston

30

Cambridgeshire

Huntingdon

23

Essex

Brentwood

49

Hertfordshire

Stevenage

26

Norfolk

Hathersett

30

Suffolk

Ipswich

25

Regional total

183

East Midlands

Derbyshire

Derby

26

Leicestershire

Glenfield

31

Lincolnshire

Lincoln

23

Northamptonshire

Moulton

23

Nottinghamshire

Arnold, Nottingham

26

Regional total

129

London

London

Greenwich View Place

114

North East

County of Durham and Darlington

Durham

26

Northumberland

Morpeth

23

Cleveland

Hartlepool

27

Tyne and Wear

Newcastle

37

Regional total

113

North-west

Cheshire

Winsford

25

Cumbria

Cockermouth

18

Greater Manchester

Swinton

45

Lancashire

Preston

67

Merseyside

Liverpool

55

Regional total

210

South East

Berkshire

Reading

30

Buckinghamshire

Aylesbury

20

East Sussex

Lewes

26

Hampshire

Petersfield

40

Kent

Maidstone

39

Isle of Wight

Newport

13

Oxfordshire

Kidlington

20

Surrey

Reigate

29

West Sussex

Chichester

31

Regional total

248

South West

Avon

Lansdowne near Bath

28

Cornwall

Truro

15

Devon

Exeter

24

Dorset

Dorchester

26

Gloucestershire

Gloucester

24

Somerset

Taunton

20

Wiltshire

Swindon

26

Regional total

163

Yorkshire and Humberside

Humberside

Hessle, Hull

29

North Yorkshire

Northallerton

22

South Yorkshire

Sheffield

41

West Yorkshire

Birkenshaw

54

Regional total

146

West Midlands

Hereford and Worcester

Worcester

23

Shropshire

Shrewsbury

17

Staffordshire

Pirehill

31

Warwickshire

Leamington Spa

21

West Midlands

Birmingham

65

Regional total

157