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New Names for Tyne and Wear Community Fire Stations

Station Map of Tyne and Wear
Map of Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue Services fire stations accross the

 

With the demise of the Regional Control Centre Project in December 2010 and the non-adoption of national call signs as part of the Collaborative Control and Mobilising Project a further review of both station names and call signs was undertaken.

The new names, listed below, also clearly illustrate the local authority area in which the stations serve.

Gateshead

  • Gateshead North Community Fire Station at Swalwell becomes Swalwell

  • Gateshead East Community Fire Station at Shipcote becomes Gateshead

  • Gateshead South Community Fire Station at Birtley becomes Birtley

  • Gateshead West Community Fire Station at Chopwell becomes Chopwell

Newcastle

  • Newcastle North Community Fire Station at Gosforth becomes Gosforth

  • Newcastle East Community Fire Station at Byker becomes Byker

  • Newcastle South Community Fire Station at Rye Hill becomes Newcastle Central

  • Newcastle West Community Fire Station at West Denton becomes West Denton

North Tyneside

  • North Tyneside East Community Fire Station at North Shields becomes Tynemouth

  • North Tyneside South Community Fire Station at Wallsend becomes Wallsend

South Tyneside

  • South Tyneside East Community Fire Station at South Shields becomes South Shields

  • South Tyneside West Community Fire Station at Hebburn becomes Hebburn

Sunderland

  • Sunderland North Community Fire Station at Fulwell becomes Fulwell

  • Sunderland East Community Fire Station at Millfield becomes Sunderland Central

  • Sunderland South Community Fire Station at Rainton Bridge becomes Rainton Bridge

  • Sunderland West Community Fire Station at Washington becomes Washington

  • Sunderland Central Community Fire Station at Farringdon becomes Farringdon