Appraisal of the facilities at the fire station at Wolmerhausen Street, Wheatley Hill in the official report on the formation of Brigade was:
Two condemned houses in immediate danger of collapse. A new station required as a matter of urgency.
A temporary fire station at Quetlaw Road was constructed. The station bay garage was a corrugated-iron construction with a brick façade at the front in an ex Ministry of Works hut.
A two appliance bay station with training tower was opened in July 1989. The temporary station served the community for thirty five years.