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Community Fire and Rescue Stations

Toxteth Community Fire Station is located on Windsor 

Street and is incorporated in the newly-built Toxteth 

Fire Fit Hub. The Hub is a jointly funded Youth Centre 

with sporting facilities which replaced Toxteth Sports 

Centre, and includes a fire station on the same site.

The station area borders the south of the city centre 

and includes the Liverpool Women's Hospital and the 

Grade 2 listed historic Princes Park.

The population is a young one, with over a third 

coming from Black Minority Ethnic communities. 

Worklessness and deprivation are major problems in “For several years the Fire Service have been a key 

the Toxteth area. The station is the base for Merseyside partner of the Active City approach in Liverpool.

Fire & Rescue Service’s Command Support Unit.
Their Fire Fit model and Fire Fit Hub have been a great 

success in encouraging children and young people

The appliance along with the specially trained crew to be more active, more often, whilst several of the 

will mobilise and provide command support at larger Community Fire Stations around Liverpool are enabling 

scale incidents across the county.
adults and older adults to achieve their activity targets. 

The Fire Fit brand is now gaining international recognition 

and is being hailed as a model of good practice by the 

International Olympic Committee (IOC).”

John Marsden, Head of Public Health Delivery.


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