Work completes on £3.4m fire station project

Worksop Fire Station

Work has completed on Nottinghamshire Fire & Rescue Service’s new fire station in Worksop.

The £3.4m facility off Sandy Lane was built by East Midlands-based contractor G F Tomlinson.

Plans for the scheme were submitted by Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service at the beginning of last year and approved by Bassetlaw District Council.

The fire station forms part of the town’s multi-million-pound Vesuvius development.

A ceremony to mark the official opening of the new station took place on Monday 16 May.

Kevin Dodds, construction director at G F Tomlinson said: “We really enjoyed attending the opening ceremony of this impressive new facility. It has been a real pleasure working collaboratively alongside Nottingham Fire & Rescue Service and their consultant team to successfully deliver this vital service for the local community.

“The fire station itself is completely state-of-the-art meaning that it is not only incredibly energy efficient, but it provides the best possible facilities for firefighters to carry out their critical work and serve the surrounding Bassetlaw community. This project represents a huge investment for the local area and we are thrilled with the final result.”

Terry Scott, head of procurement and resources at Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service, said: “I am very proud to be a part of the opening of this state-of-the-art new fire station, which is now our ‘flagship’ property within the Estate. We have provided a fantastic working environment for our staff to best serve the local community of Worksop and the wider Nottinghamshire County. I would like to thank the whole project team on what has been a very successful project.”