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#829022 - 2nd Oct 2013 6:54pm Fire Station In Oakdale Road Seacombe
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My Mum informed me that a fire station used to be at the bottom of Oakdale Road Seacombe. This must be about 60 or more years ago, does Dilly or anyone else know of its existance?. Cheers, Zipper
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#829408 - 4th Oct 2013 3:31pm Re: Fire Station In Oakdale Road Seacombe [Re: ZipperClub]
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I have lived in Seacombe for 64 years and never been aware of firestation in oakdale road.

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#829414 - 4th Oct 2013 4:07pm Re: Fire Station In Oakdale Road Seacombe [Re: ZipperClub]
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there was one in wheatland lane which is close, opposite st pauls road could she mean that,?

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#829415 - 4th Oct 2013 4:07pm Re: Fire Station In Oakdale Road Seacombe [Re: solvas42]
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I dont know of one either, Mum is "all there", so I dont know where she got that idea. I`ll have to see if she has any more info. Cheers
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#829416 - 4th Oct 2013 4:09pm Re: Fire Station In Oakdale Road Seacombe [Re: Madge]
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Where about? I believe there was one in Platt Street but I cant place that.
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#829418 - 4th Oct 2013 4:11pm Re: Fire Station In Oakdale Road Seacombe [Re: ZipperClub]
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im probably not as old as her but sometimes your memory gives you false info lol, the one in wheatland is still there but not a station anymore, if i go past sometime i will grab a pic and maybe you could show her it, and it may jog her memory, cos i couldnt see them having two so close

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#829421 - 4th Oct 2013 4:17pm Re: Fire Station In Oakdale Road Seacombe [Re: ZipperClub]
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google image here
I was always told this was a fire station, i may be wrong


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#829426 - 4th Oct 2013 4:30pm Re: Fire Station In Oakdale Road Seacombe [Re: Madge]
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I thought you meant there, I dont think it was one. I can vaguely remember seeing those doors open with workers outside smoking. Ladies had white scarves around their heads. Cant for the life of me remember the view inside, except it was not very bright.
Here is an old pic from 1929.


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#829427 - 4th Oct 2013 4:33pm Re: Fire Station In Oakdale Road Seacombe [Re: ZipperClub]
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I dunno all i know is i was told it was, but maybe they were mistaken, ?

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#829428 - 4th Oct 2013 4:37pm Re: Fire Station In Oakdale Road Seacombe [Re: ZipperClub]
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Edited by Madge_the_Queen (4th Oct 2013 4:43pm)

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#829432 - 4th Oct 2013 4:42pm Re: Fire Station In Oakdale Road Seacombe [Re: Madge]
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Hi, yes I had a look there, thats where I read about Platt Street. I dont know where that was though. In my photo there is a big building at the bottom of Oakdale Road which is far to big to be a Fire Station, I thing I`ll have to wait till I see Mother agian.
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#829433 - 4th Oct 2013 4:44pm Re: Fire Station In Oakdale Road Seacombe [Re: ZipperClub]
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it`ll annoy me now lol

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#829443 - 4th Oct 2013 4:57pm Re: Fire Station In Oakdale Road Seacombe [Re: Madge]
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Maybe the Brougham Road was round about here???


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#829448 - 4th Oct 2013 5:40pm Re: Fire Station In Oakdale Road Seacombe [Re: ZipperClub]
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could be

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#829600 - 5th Oct 2013 12:38pm Re: Fire Station In Oakdale Road Seacombe [Re: ZipperClub]
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The photo posted by Madge is of the main entrance to the Gandy Belt Works which was built in 1927. It was only ever the Gandy until it closed down and the site redevelop into Wheatland Lane Business Centre.

Dave


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