A NEW house has opened for 4 emergency companies – all underneath one roof in Llantwit Main – scoring a primary in Wales.

South Wales Police, South Wales Fireplace & Rescue Service, Welsh Ambulance Companies NHS Belief and HM Coastguard will all function from the previous Llantwit Main Fireplace and Rescue Station.

A brand new approach of working – with 999 companies co-located on one web site – is already strengthening relationships between emergency service companions, creating simpler methods of working and supporting the sharing of data which can profit the general public.

South Wales Fireplace and Rescue Service Group Supervisor Christian Hadfield, mentioned: “This can be a incredible collocation enterprise for our emergency companies to work alongside and be taught from one another, which is helpful for our communities of the Vale of Glamorgan and wider.”

Police and Crime Commissioner for South Wales Rt Hon Alun Michael mentioned “The choice to deliver all 4 emergency companies collectively underneath one roof exhibits our dedication to make environment friendly use of public sources while enhancing collaborative partnership working and repair supply. Llantwit Main is the third largest city within the Vale of Glamorgan and we’re dedicated to sustaining a presence throughout the city. Moderately than every emergency service being housed in separate buildings, which all wanted refurbishment works, we now have now come collectively in a modernised and improved shared station.”

South Wales Police Chief Constable Matt Jukes mentioned, “We work actually intently with Blue Mild colleagues day-in and day-out. This can be a nice probability to deliver our individuals collectively and even higher, embrace the total vary of 4 companies working on our shoreline. All of because of this every organisation could make finest use of public cash and preserve our front-line workers on the coronary heart of the group.”

HM Coastguard Senior Coastal Operations Officer Nicola Davies mentioned: “Working underneath the identical roof as the opposite emergency companies will give us the chance to strengthen necessary relationships, work extra collaboratively and be sure that the general public are getting the absolute best service. It’s an thrilling time.”

Welsh Ambulance Service’s Space Operations Supervisor for Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan, Mark Cadman mentioned: “The brand new station presents the right alternative to work extra intently with our blue mild colleagues, with whom we have already got a wonderful working relationship and attend many incidents collectively. Working from one base additionally permits larger co-ordination in relation to responding to incidents and makes the very best use of sources, to not point out the improved services for our workers.


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