Staveley Fire Station


Staveley Fire Station

The Green





Tel: 0300 303 8623 Monday to Friday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Training Evening: Wednesday 1900 hrs to 2100 hrs.



Staveley fire station is staffed by On-call Firefighters and houses one fire engine.

A relatively quiet area, the main risks are the Hotel, Guest House, Bed and Breakfast, Self Catering and Camping Barn accommodation. Firefighters do attend road traffic collisions due to it being positioned just off the busy A591bypass.


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Staveley Station Area 300 X 447

  Next nearest supporting Fire Engine

  Kendal - 5 miles 
  Windermere - 4 miles  
  Ambleside - 8 miles 

Station Area2,200 population
Crewing TypeOn-Call
Fire Engines1 fire engine

Staveley fire station is located at The Green. The village of Staveley is situated at the bottom of the Kentmere Valley between the towns of Kendal and Windermere. The village is a very close knit community with the main employer being the Kentmere Photographic operation situated along the Kentmere Valley, although over recent years operations on this site have significantly reduced.

The area contains:

  • 4 Grade II listed buildings

  • 1 Site of Specific Scientific Interest

  • No significant Site Specific Risks

  • Areas around the convergence of the Rivers Kent and Gowan, Staveley main street, Silver street and Lillyfell Crook road are all areas susceptible to flooding.

The table shows the number of incidents that have occurred within a nominal area assigned to the station (as shown on the map in the station profile).  This is different to the number of incidents attended by fire engines which are based at the station, as they may attend incidents outside their station area.

All emergencies attended141119
All Fires433
Accidental primary dwelling fires211
Secondary fires002
Chimney fires020
Deliberate primary fires000
Deliberate secondary fires100
False Alarms
All false alarms8711
Special Service Calls
Non Road Traffic Collisions Special Service Calls010
Road Traffic Collisions Special Service Calls205

Response times

On-call fire engine

Average crew turnout time (time it takes the crew to respond to the station)3 mins 2 secs2 mins 51 secs3 mins 26 secs
Average response time (time it takes the crew to arrive at the incident from the station)9 mins 8 secs14 mins 11 secs13 mins 2 secs
Number of incidents attended by fire engines C69P1363221


On-call fire engine

Total Availability73%80%70%
Mon - Fri (08:00 - 18:00)70%73%63%
Mon - Thurs (18:00 - 08:00)96%94%86%
Fri - Mon (18:00 - 08:00)83%75%63%

Further information for this fire station is available on a number of themes at the Cumbria Intelligence Observatory, including:

  • Population 

  • Crime and Community

  • Health and Social Care

  • Housing

  • Economy and Employment

  • Environment

  • Children and Young People

Please visit and choose a fire station area for your particular theme of interest.