Built in 2001, South Shields Community Fire Station was the first of the purpose built Community Stations built by Tyne and Wear Fire Authority. The station is located on John Reid Road, South Shields and covers the east side of South Tyneside Metropolitan Council. The station covers several council wards;
- Biddick & All Saints
- Boldon Colliery
- Cleadon & East Boldon
- Cleadon Park
- Horsely Hill
- Simonside & Rekendyke
- West Park
- Whitburn & Marsden
As well as firefighting, staff are also the main asset in undertaking a range of Community Safety (CS) activities that are primarily aimed at preventing fires and deaths and injuries in fires.
The Community Safety Centre houses the Community Safety Team, and the Young Firefighters Association (YFA).
The Community Safety Centre also boasts a full media prepared auditorium seating 120 a well as a meeting room with a capacity for 12 people. This entire facility is integrated within a fully functional fire station and accessible to all members of our community.