Milestones in the project

29 May 2018 – Ground works

Work is substantially complete on the steel superstructure of the technical support and RTC (Road Traffic Collision) buildings, as well as the ground works.

Ground works

Ground works

Ground Works


07 May 2018 – Technical support building

The steel frame for the technical support building began to take shape.

The building will house occupational health, training and lecture rooms on the first floor. On the ground floor there will be locker rooms, showers, kit storage, breathing apparatus servicing and dirty lecture rooms. 

Tech support building

Tech support building

tech support building

20 April 2018 - Drone footage

Work is well underway at the new training centre as you can see from these pictures captured using a drone.

drone image of Newbridge training building site


08 March 2018 - Turf Cutting Ceremony

A turf cutting ceremony led by Community Safety and Legal Affairs Minister, Annabelle Ewing, marked the first phase of construction at the SFRS East Headquarters in the city’s Newbridge area. You can find out more information about the ceremony and hear what Chief Officer Alasdair Hay and Minister for Community Safety Annabelle Ewing said about the project.

Turf Cutting at Newbridge Training Centre