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Roedean Community Fire Station

Opened in 1957, as the second station for the Brighton Fire Brigade. The station was built to replace an existing station at Rottingdean.

Wholetime firefighters crew one pumping appliance 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. The station covers the eastern side of Brighton and is situated on the coast, north of the Brighton Marina village.

Roedean covers an area of 2400 hectares the station ground covers a wide range of larger premises such as Brighton General Hospital, Royal Sussex County Hospital, Sussex Eye Hospital, the Marina, Roedean Girls' School and St Dunstans. The station also provides support for Brighton and Newhaven fire stations.

Station Manager

Darran Sampson

Telephone: 0303 999 1000

Admin Support

Janice Beckett (PM)

Telephone:0303 999 1000


Roedean Road


East Sussex


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

  • 29 Wholetime Firefighters.

Extended Rescue Pump

Volvo Extended Rescue Pump carrying a variety of ladders including a 13.5 metre ladder, 1800 litres water and a pump capable of supplying 2250 litres/min. It is a multi purpose appliance carrying a large amount of equipment including dedicated hydraulic rescue tools, water safety and rescue equipment, oxygen, etc.

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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