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Sales Items

Items For Sale in The Museum Store

A large range of fire-related souvenirs, toys, models and books is available from the Museum Shop. These include (for the adults) local fire service histories, other books, die-cast model fire engines and greetings cards, and(for the younger visitors) Fireman Sam and other books, plastic fire helmets, toy fire engines, jigsaws, and more, plus our range of Greater Manchester-crested and Museum-logo souvenir items such as tie pins, key rings, pencils, jotters etc. A selection of just some of them is illustrated here.

Unfortunately, the Museum does not at this time facilitate internet sales. Items may however be bought from the shop during normal opening hours; alternatively please enquire about postal sales for which payment is accepted by cheque or postal order (P&P applies). Cheques should be made payable to “GMFS Museum Society.”

Trade sales are also possible in the case of our self-published title “Rochdale Fire Station : an Illustrated History” (ISBN 978-0-9926454-03), please enquire by telephone - 01706 341219 or email -


Rochdale Fire Station : an Illustrated History by Bonner, Bottomley and Godman £9.99

Fire Engines of North West England by Robert Bonner £7.95

Fearless, Dauntless, Ne’er Afraid (Stockport FB history) by Arthur Smith £4.99

Bolton Fire Brigade (Across Three Generations) by Peter Riley £5.00

HCB-Angus, Pictorial Record by Aidan Fisher £14.99

Blitz Britain (Manchester and Salford) by Graham Phythian £12.99 

Dennis Fire Engines by Barry Hutchinson £14.99

Fire Stations by Billy Reading £8.99

British Steam Fire Engines by Ronald Henderson £12.99 

ARP and Civil Defence in the Second World War by Peter Doyle (Shire) £5.99

The Home Front by Guy de la Bedoyere (Shire) £4.99

The Blitz by Peter Doyle (Shire) £6.99

Fire Engines by Eddie Baker (Shire) £7.99 AVAILABLE AUGUST 2018

Job Out Probationer by M.E.Fairn £10.00

Fire ! (The Vernon Mill, Stockport, disaster) by David Edwards Hulme £8.99



Plus many others, including the “Nostalgia Road” fire appliance series (Fire Engines of North West England etc), WWII titles by Richardson Books (Salford Blitz etc), and various Shire Publications WWII titles.

Model Fire Engines:

Examples of Oxford Diecast, Cararama, Corgi, Lledo, Teamsters ranges and many others are available.


Volvo FL6 Water Tender (Greater Manchester livery) £10
Volvo FL6 Water Tender (Greater Manchester livery) £10


Dennis RS Water Tender (Greater Manchester livery) £12.95
Dennis RS Water Tender (Greater Manchester livery) £12.95

Toy Fire Engines:

A wide and varying selection of toy fire engines and figures, including Playmobile, Teamster, Matchbox, Tranzmaster, Musical Baby, Mega Blox, Play Patrol and many others.

Greater Manchester FRS souvenirs:

Tie tacks, pins, key rings, cufflinks, spoons, thimbles, enamelled and/or EPNS, all featuring Brigade crest in colour.

Rochdale Fire Station souvenirs:

Specially-commissioned 80th anniversary souvenir items produced 2013, all featuring an image of the Maclure Road fire station.

Key Ring £1.50

Fridge Magnet £1.50

Mug £5.00

Souvenir Book £9.99

Museum Logo souvenirs:

Pencils, erasers, sharpeners, bookmarks, jotters.

Mission Statement

”To explore, preserve and make accessible the history of fire, fire engineering and the fire and rescue services in the Greater Manchester region and, through our collections and resources, to further the education and promotion of fire safety in the community.”

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