Cranford Village Lock Up
18 High St, Hounslow TW5 9RG

Restoration of Cranford village lock up

Restoration of Cranford village lock up

Built in 1838, possibly replacing an earlier building on this site, Cranford's village lock up was a temporary detention for local rogues caught by the village constable. Later superseded by police stations with their own cells, it is a rare survival in London, though a number are still found outside the capital. Restoration included a new roof, restored iron bars and door and an interpretation panel. Please see our News page for photos of the restored lock up.
If you would like to see inside the lock up and find out more please email James at

Heritage of London Trust Limited


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