Perry Vale Fire Station – Forest Hill

Built in 1901 by London County Council Architects’ Department Fire Brigade Section, the building in Perry Vale, Forest Hill, London is described in its grade 2 listing as a ‘Romantic building in modified Art and Craft style with Japanese echoes’

There are ‘6 hipped gabled dormers with curling wrought iron horns at corners to give Oriental effect’ and a ‘battered octagoual Tower … rising above roof to louvred wood belfry.

On the first floor external wall is an ‘inscription in gilt letters “LCC Fire Brigade Station, AD 1901″‘.

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