Thames Valley Fire Control Service

New Thames Valley Fire Control Service goes live

Buckinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service has joined forces with Royal Berkshire and Oxfordshire Fire and Rescue Services to establish a shared emergency call handling centre.

The Thames Valley Fire Control Service (TVFCS) which is based at Royal Berkshire Fire and Rescue Service's headquarters in Calcot, Reading answers 999 calls and mobilises fire engines on behalf of the three fire and rescue services to incidents across the Thames Valley, serving a combined population of over 2 million people. The new facility became fully operational on Thursday 23 April 2015. For more information click here to read the press release.

Minutes and Meetings

Details of forthcoming meetings are shown below. Links to the agenda and reports are added a few days before each meeting.

Tuesday 26 March 2019, 2pm TVFCS Joint Committee (Room 301, RBFRS Headquarters, Newsham  Court, Pincents Kiln, Calcot, Reading RG317SD)

Wednesday 5 December 2018, 2pm TVFCS Joint Committee (Room 301, RBFRS Headquarters, Newsham  Court, Pincents Kiln, Calcot, Reading RG31 7SD)

Monday 24 September 2018, 2pm TVFCS Joint Committee (Room 301, RBFRS Headquarters, Newsham  Court, Pincents Kiln, Calcot, Reading RG31 7SD)

Wednesday 11 July 2018, 2pm TVFCS Joint Committee (Room 301, RBFRS Headquarters, Newsham  Court, Pincents Kiln, Calcot, Reading RG31 7SD)

Monday 19 March 2018, 2pm TVFCS Joint Committee (Meeting Room 3, Oxfordshire Fire and Rescue Service Headquarters, Sterling Road, Kidlington, Oxford, OX5 2DU)

Monday 18 December 2017, 2pm TVFCS Joint Committee (Meeting Room 3, Oxfordshire Fire and Rescue Service Headquarters, Sterling Road, Kidlington, Oxford, OX5 2DU)

Monday 18 September 2017, 2pm TVFCS Joint Committee (Meeting Room 3, Oxfordshire Fire and Rescue Service Headquarters, Sterling Road, Kidlington, Oxford, OX5 2DU)

Monday 31 July 2017, 2pm TVFCS Joint Committee (Meeting Room 3, Oxfordshire Fire and Rescue Service Headquarters, Sterling Road, Kidlington, Oxford, OX5 2DU)

Monday 20 March 2017, 2pm TVFCS Joint Committee (Meeting Room 1, BMKFA Brigade Headquarters, Stocklake, Aylesbury, Bucks HP20 1BD)

Monday 12 December 2016, 2pm TVFCS Joint Committee (Meeting Room 1, BMKFA Brigade Headquarters, Stocklake, Aylesbury, Bucks HP20 1BD)

Friday 23 September 2016, 10am TVFCS Joint Committee and Updated table Appendix A page 32 (Meeting Room 1, BMKFA Brigade Headquarters, Stocklake, Aylesbury, Bucks HP20 1BD)

Monday 25 July 2016, 2pm TVFCS Joint Committee (Meeting Room 1, BMKFA Brigade Headquarters, Stocklake, Aylesbury, Bucks HP20 1BD)

Monday 21 March 2016, 2pm TVFCS Joint Committee (Room 301, RBFRS Headquarters, Newsham Court, Pincents Kiln, Calcot, Reading RG31 7SD)

Thursday 10 December 2015, 2pm TVFCS Joint Committee (Room 301, RBFRS Headquarters, Newsham Court, Pincents Kiln, Calcot, Reading RG31 7SD)

Wednesday 9 September 2015, 2pm TVFCS Joint Committee (Room 301, RBFRS Headquarters, Newsham  Court, Pincents Kiln, Calcot, Reading RG31 7SD)