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Central Fire Brigade Station

Architect - Robert Morham

Date of Design - 1897-1901

Plaque / Cartouche commemorating opening of Edinburgh Central Fire Brigade station (and two supporting architectural details).

Description
On central convex body of plaque, raised letters in bronze (integral with cast): CENTRAL FIRE BRIGADE STATION OPENED BY THE RIGHT HONOURABLE SIR MITCHELL THOMSON BARt LORD PROVOST 7th JUNE 1900

The central plaque is made of Bronze with dark pigmentation. The 2 architectural details left and right are on Pink Granite and are also made of Bronze.

Precise Location
Junction of Lauriston Place and Lady Lawson Street.

They are in good condition.

There are also two commemorative plaques on the front of the building, one entitled 'AYE READY' in memory of James Braidwood and the other 'AYE MINDIT' in recognition of all firefighters who have given the ultimate sacrafice.