Basingstoke Fire Station
Purple Pin

Basingstoke: 01

North Hants Group
Wholetime Station

Address

West Ham Close
Basingstoke
RG22 6PH

Locating Map

Crew (wholetime)

Four watches of 16 people

Crew (retained)

18 retained firefighters

Station Manager

Keith Jones

Drill Night

Tuesday from 7-10pm

Date built/moved into

1966

Why has a new station been built at Basingstoke? 

Basingstoke is one of Hampshire’s most important strategic stations due to its excellent north-south and east-west road links. The station was built in the 1960s and the building has served the Service well. However, annual upkeep costs were running into thousands of pounds and the station lacked the facilities required by a modern fire service.

Find out more about the new station in our news section.

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Incidents of Interest

  1. Historical incidentCoach fire near Liphook put out by firefighters06/09/2018Four engines were called to attend a coach fire on a busy Hampshire A road. The crews included firefighters from Liphook, Grayshott, Surrey Fire and Rescue Service and a water carrier from Bordon. Four hose reel jets, two main jets and eight sets of breathing apparatus were used. Heavy traffic delays were caused by the incident on the A3 between Grayshott and Liphook. The stop message was at 17:48.
  2. Historical incidentFirefighters tackle 80-tonne rubbish pile at Basingstoke recycling site 29/08/2018Firefighters have been tackling a blaze in a large pile of household rubbish at a recycling site just outside Basingstoke. The fire was discovered just after 10pm last night (29 August) in the tipping hall at the site near Chineham. The fire has involved around 80 tonnes of household waste and the crews have been using a digger, alongside other mechanical vehicles and equipment, to dig out the rubbish and extinguish it. At its height overnight, around 50 firefighters were tackling...


Schools Coverage

  • Castle Hill Infant
  • Castle Hill Junior
  • Chalk Ridge Primary
  • Chineham Park Primary
  • Cliddesden Primary
  • Daneshill School
  • Fairfields Primary
  • Four Lanes Community Junior
  • Four Lanes Infant
  • Great Binfields Primary
  • Hatch Warren Infant
  • Hatch Warren Junior
  • Kempshott Infant
  • Kempshott Junior
  • Kings Furlong Infant
  • Kings Furlong Junior
  • Manor Field Infant
  • Manorfield Junior
  • Maple Ridge School
  • Marnel Infant
  • Marnel Junior
  • Merton Infant
  • Merton Junior
  • North Waltham Primary
  • Oakley C of E Junior
  • Oakley Infant
  • Oakridge Infant
  • Oakridge Junior
  • Oakwood Infant
  • Old Basing Infant
  • Overton C of E Primary
  • Park View Infant
  • Park View Junior
  • Preston Candover C of E Primary
  • Rucstall
  • Saxon Wood School
  • Sherborne St John C of E Primary
  • South View Junior
  • Southview Infant
  • Winklebury Infant
  • Winklebury Junior
      

Note: This list is not exhaustive, but reflects the schools we have visited in the last 18 months. As more visits are carried out, the list of school will change to reflect that.