National Emergency Services Museum - The Ghost Book
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National Emergency Services Museum

Emergency Services Museum
LOCATION INFORMATION

LOCATION: Sheffield, Yorkshire, UK

DATE BUILT: 1886

GRADE LISTED: Grade II

RUINED: No.

ORIGINAL PURPOSE: A police, fire and ambulance station. 

OTHER USES: The cellars of the building were used as air raid shelters in both World Wars. The police had sole use of the building from the end of World War I until 1965. The building then sat empty and fell into disrepair for nearly twenty years. The current museum was opened by firemen in 1983.

PREVIOUS BUILDINGS ON SITE: Unknown.

HISTORY

INTERESTING FACTS: The station was one of the first to combine all three emergency services.

The fire station had cutting edge technology including electric bells and the fireman’s pole. The police station section, which is now the reception of the museum, had cells, stables and offices.

The cobbled area was the ambulance station, and the ambulances would have been driven by the firemen.

The station was in operation through both World Wars and survived the Sheffield Blitz. Damage to the front of the building that was caused by bombing can still be seen today. 

CLAIM TO FAME: The museum became the Nation Emergency Services Museum in 2014. 

GRIZZLY HISTORY: 

DEATHS: Unknown. 

HAUNTINGS

RESIDENT GHOSTS: 

• A young pickpocket. 

• Cain – a former prisoner.

TIMESPAN OF HAUNTINGS: Unknown.

REPORTED PARANORMAL ACTIVITY:

Audible: Disembodied voices and talking heard.  

Visual: Full bodied apparitions and shadow figures seen. 

Intelligent:

Sensory: 

Poltergeist: Objects move on their own. A glass was thrown at investigators.  

Technological:

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EMERGENCY SERVICES MUSEUM GHOST HUNTS

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PHOTOS & VIDEOS OF INTEREST
EYEWITNESS ACCOUNTS

Have you experienced paranormal activity at the Emergency Services Museum?

Would you like your encounter published on The Ghost Book? Then get in touch! 

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GHOST HUNTS AVAILABLE: Yes

CURB APPEAL: 

FOOD & DRINK SERVED: Yes

ACCOMMODATION AVAILABLE: No 

NATIONAL EMERGENCY SERVICES MUSEUM

Old Police/Fire Station,

West Bar,

Sheffield

Yorkshire

S3 8PT

UK