Fire Brigade to relocate to Union Street
The London Fire and Emergency Planning Authority is to leave its Albert Embankment headquarters for a new home in the former Royal Mail parcels sorting office in Union Street.
169 Union Street
Members of the authority voted to approve the plans to relocate to 169 Union Street at a meeting last week.
The building dates from 1905 and was for many years the area's Royal Mail parcels sorting office. It was converted into office accommodation in 2000 and initially occupied by Sainsbury's. Accenture is the current tenant.
The move has been prompted by the expiry of the authority's lease on its present HQ at 8 Albert Embankment in March 2008.
We are seeking clarification from the authority about the future of Lambeth fire station on Albert Embankment.
The LFEPA is chaired by Val Shawcross, Southwark and Lambeth's member of the London Assembly.