Watling View fire station – Michael Clark

2013-07-03 11.14.20Michael Clark used to deliver milk in Sopwell and recalls that there was a fire station built in Watling View at the same time as the houses were built. Twelve houses were allocated to fireman. The fire station building proved to be unsuitable and was turned into an elderly care home: Vesta Lodge. This would have been in the 1960s.

Interview date: 3 July 2013. Interviewer: Sandy Norman.


  1. Sarah Prince

    Hi Michael,
    I work at Vesta Lodge and we’re doing a bit of history searching, re: when St. Adrian’s was built please.
    Thanks in adv


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