"Heroes with grimy faces" - Sir Winston Churchill

"Heroes with grimy faces" - Sir Winston Churchill

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.