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Wadhurst Community Fire Station

Wadhurst has one pumping appliance and one 4x4 Utility Vehicle crewed by Retained firefighters.

The present station was built on this new site in the early 1970's as a replacement of the old station at Sparrows Green.

Wadhurst Fire Station covers an area of 9200 hectares, including the smaller villages of Ticehurst, Flimwell, Stongate, Mark Cross, Bells Yew Green, Cousley Wood, Tidebrook, Woods Green, Turners Green, Wallcrouch.

The station ground covers the Bewl Bridge Reservoir, an extremely large area of water.

Wadhurst enjoys a good working relationship with the Kent Fire Stations of Tunbridge Wells, Cranbrook, Matfield and Hawkhurst.

Station Manager

Pup Upton

Telephone: 0303 999 1000

Admin Support

Jo Charman

Telephone:0303 999 1000


High Street


East Sussex


The Establishment is the number of posts required to make the Station fully resourced. This Station has an establishment of:-

  • 18 Retained units.

Note: A Retained unit may be filled by more than one Retained firefighter depending upon the number hours that the firefighter can commit to.

The Retained Firefighters Drill night is Monday at 19.00 hrs.

Maxi-Cab Rescue Pump Ladder

Volvo extended rescue pump able to carry a crew of 8 firefighters, equipped with rescue and firefighting equipment, 13.5 metre extension ladder, holding 1800 litres water and a 2250 litres per minute Pump.

Landrover L4T

Landrover 4 x 4 Forest firefighting vehicle with 800 litres water and lightweight pump. It provides Off Road Fire-Fighting Support to any Station in East Sussex.

Each Station Area has its own particular mix of risks and problems and tools such as FSEC help to identify and quantify these Risks.

This results in specific aims and objectives per station which are incorporated into the Station Action Plan.

The Station Action Plan highlights performance over the last year and the borough targets to which this station contributes for this year.

  • Station Action Plan
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