February 22, 2008
QUEEN OPENS NEW HQ
Queen Elizabeth at Southwark - 2008
King George at Lambeth - 1937
Photos: London SE1 community, London Fire Brigade
On Feb. 21, 2008, Queen Elizabeth officially opened the new London Fire Brigade Headquarters at Union Street, Southwark. ``The opening continues a royal tradition as Her Majesty’s father King George VI opened the previous HQ at Albert Embankment in July 1937,'' the fire brigade said.