Community facilities on offer to townsfolk at Biddulph fire station

BIDDULPH residents were invited to take a look around the town’s modern community fire station during a recent open day.

Station manager Carl Mason said: “This new station has been designed as a hub for the community as well as fully functional fire station.”

The new extended facilities at the original fire station, situated in Princess Street, cost £1 million to complete and were officially opened by Biddulph town mayor Ken Harper in September 2011.

Facilities available for community use include:

  • Meeting room which can accommodate around 15 people equipped with a ceiling mounted data projector with speakers and a plug in facility for your own lap top.
  • Guest access to wireless internet can be pre-arranged.
  • Refreshment making facilities in an integral kitchen area with kettle, cups and saucers etc.
  • Accessible toilet adjacent to meeting room.

Pictured: Crew manager Phil Brookes and firefighter Jake Faulkner outside the modern Biddulph Community Fire Station in Princess Street.