1 Pump Wholetime.Stations 23/9/1970 Dorian Drive, Clarkston G76 7NT Photo
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Clarkston station open in 1970, with the closure of Darnley, as a 1 pump wholetime station.
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M.P. opens new fire station
A new fire station at Clarkston was officially opened today by Miss
Betty Harvie Anderson, M.P. for East Renfrewshire.
The station, which cost £116,986 , was built to replace Darnley fire station and is the 14th new station to be built in the Western Area of Renfrew, Argyll and Bute in the past ten years.
Work began on the station in June of last year and it was completed in June of this year 12 weeks ahead of schedule. The two storey building was designed by the Renfrew County architect to fit into the surrounding area.
The station which will serve Renfrew First District the parishes of Mearns, Eaglesham, Cathcart and Eastwood has a two bay appliance area, workshop, garage, dormitory, offices, lecture and recreation rooms as well as a special breathing apparatus training section and will be manned by a resident station officer, 4 sub officers and 18 firemen.
(Paisley Daily Express, Wednesday, September 23, 1970. Page 2.)
M.P. opens new fire station
<PHOTO> MP getting out of appliance. (Dennis?)
East Renfrewshire M.P. Miss Betty Harvie Anderson hitches a lift on a fire engine! The Conservative M.P. officially opened the new £117,000 fire station at Clarkston last week, and after performing the opening ceremony she toured the impressive new building. The station has been built to replace Darnley fire station, and is the 14th new base to be built by the Western Area Fire Brigade in ten years
The building has a two bay appliance area, workshop, garage, dormitory, offices, lecture and recreation rooms as well as a special breathing apparatus training section. It will be manned by a resident station officer, four sub officers and 18 firemen.
(Paisley Daily Express, Wednesday, September 28, 1970. Page 2.)
Long Service Honoured
<PHOTO> Dr. J. W. Macfarlane and three firemen in front of
Dr. J. W. Macfarlane, convener of Renfrew County Council, is seen here presenting Fireman J. Adams and I. Jeffery both of Renfrew Fire Station, with long service medals. The presentation took place at the official opening of Clarkston Fire Station.
(Paisley Daily Express, Wednesday, September 28, 1970. Page 3.)
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