External view of Cookridge fire station
0113 2300323
Otley Old Road
LS16 7BF
OS Grid Ref.
425586 439812


  • 19 Sep 2014

    A grand is donated towards helping a Pudsey youngster ‘speak’ for the first time!

    Cookridge Fire Station Open Day has been hailed ‘the best yet’ after it raised over £1,700 for three worthy causes. The community flocked to the station, in Otley Old Road, at the end of August...

  • 26 Aug 2014

    Firefighters join fundraising mission to give six-year-old Maddie Laws a voice!

    Firefighters have pledged their support to six-year-old Maddie Laws who suffers from a genetic condition which means she cannot talk, walk properly or feed herself. Crews will be giving half the...

  • 12 Feb 2014

    Let passion be the only thing burning this Valentine's Day!

    We all want our loved ones to feel special on Valentine’s Day and treating that certain someone with a gift is sure to put a smile on their face. Keeping loved ones safe from harm is also a way...

  • 22 Oct 2013

    Tick, Tock, Test Your Alarm

    West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service is urging people to make a potentially life-saving move when they change their clocks this weekend (27 October at 02:00hrs) - by taking a moment to test...

  • 25 Sep 2013

    Response to 25 September Industrial Action by members of the FBU

    West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service would like to thank members of the public for taking extra care, to safeguard themselves, their family and their communities during the industrial action...

  • 24 Sep 2013

    Taking extra care during industrial action

    West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service are asking the public to think about what they can do to take extra care, to safeguard themselves, their family and their communities during the industrial...

  • 19 Sep 2013

    Industrial Action

    We have today received notification from the Fire Brigades Union of its intention to carry out discontinuous industrial action commencing Wednesday 25 September 2013 at 1200 (Noon) hours until...

  • 07 Sep 2012

    Authority launches county-wide consultation on fire cover plans

      12-week listening exercise Councillors today launched a 12-week public consultation exercise on radical plans to reform fire cover across West Yorkshire. Chief Fire Officer Simon Pilling’s...

  • 23 Apr 2012

    Hero Trio

    Cookridge station commander, Nigel Atkins, has hailed three local heroes who helped avoid a potential tragedy in Headingley last August. Jill Taylor, who lives in Woodbridge Vale, Beckett Park,...

  • 02 Mar 2012

    Firefighters clean up for charity

    Stations across Leeds district will be making a splash for charity cash in March. Stanningley, Otley, Rawdon and Cookridge will all hold car washes to raise money for The Fire Fighters Charity on...

  • 19 Sep 2011

    Fire prompts smoke alarm warning

    Firefighters are urging people to check their smoke alarms regularly after they were called to a house fire and discovered the property’s only smoke alarm did not have batteries. A man was taken...


Cookridge is in fire service terms a relatively new station although having been constructed in 1990 it is now 20 years since opening. The station area covers the north western part of Leeds which includes the mainly residential locations of Cookridge, Tinshill, Holt Park, Ireland Wood, Horsforth, Lawnswood, Adel, West Park, Headingley, Kirkstall and Hawskworth which incorporates 30,385 dwellings in its 17 square mile area. Cookridge station serves a population of 69,341. The station borders with North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service. The team is made up of the station commander (who also manages Rawdon and Otley) and 24 firefighters providing 24 hour cover 365 days a year.



From To Fires Attended Incidents Attended Special Service Calls False Alarms
01/04/2014 30/06/2014 55 126 19 52
01/01/2014 31/03/2014 29 92 12 51
01/10/2013 31/12/2013 27 121 16 78
01/07/2013 30/09/2013 45 125 7 73
01/04/2013 30/06/2013 45 118 15 58
01/01/2013 31/03/2013 33 95 16 46
01/10/2012 31/12/2012 37 129 18 74
01/07/2012 30/09/2012 26 147 19 102
01/04/2012 30/06/2012 42 132 20 70
01/01/2012 31/03/2012 43 110 10 57
01/10/2011 31/12/2011 44 110 12 54
01/07/2011 30/09/2011 67 169 14 88
01/04/2011 30/06/2011 87 181 25 69
01/01/2011 31/03/2011 42 135 18 75
01/10/2010 31/12/2010 53 184 26 105

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