Police Buildings Gallery

Bamfurlong Motor Patrol Centre opened 1978 the building cost £331,136. (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 257)
Bamfurlong Motor Patrol & Operations Centre circa mid-1980s. (Gloucestershire Police Archives 1972-1)
Bamfurlong Motor Patrol and Operations Centre. (Gloucestershire Police Archives 1972)
New Police Vehicle Workshops, Bamfurlong when they were opened. This would have been about 1988 as they were built about 10 years after the main buildings which were opened in 1978. (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 687)
Motorcycle workshops 1961. (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 1884)
Alfred Willis, pedal cycle mechanic at police workshops. He had been a Special Constable during the Second World War. (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 1257)
Police Motorcycle Workshops at Police Headquarters. showing 2 Ariel Leaders (2 stroke twin) and 1 Velocette LE (water cooled four stroke) motorcycles 1960. Stuart Purves left, Ron Hyett right. (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 1168)
Police Vehicle Workshops at Cole Avenue Gloucester. Vehicles shown left to right two Austin Westminster Patrol cars, Morris Traveller (on ramp) and Austin Mini 1960. (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 1167)
Police Vehicle Workshops at Cole Avenue Gloucester. Shows staff at work on Austin Westminster Patrol cars, Austin 1100 Panda cars and Hillman Minx car (Criminal Investigation Department) 1960. (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 1166)
Compass House. (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 1839-10)
Chief Constable Suzette Davenport and Police and Crime Commissioner Martin Surl opening Compass House 2015. (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 1839-1)
The front of Holland House sandbagged during war time. It was later damaged by a bomb and on 31st December 1940 the Chief Constable reported that to temporarily accommodate staff he had rented rooms in a house opposite Head Quarters at £2 per week. On 1st February 1942 the Force had to relinquish this property and four rooms were rented in Wilton House. These rooms were given up on 27th March 1943 as the repairs had been completed which enabled staff to move back in to Holland House. (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 593)
Police Headquarters Waterwells. (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 2498)
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New County Police headquarters at Waterwells opened in 2006. (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 1850)
Salt Box police station. Salt Box cottage was built in 1704 and is situated on the junction of the B4070 and the minor road between Sheepcombe and Miserden. It seems to have been used as a change over place for escorts taking prisoners to Gloucester Gaol and only in use for a few months during 1841 being referred to in the Cirencester Station Diaries of the time. At the end of 1841 the change over place was at Nettleton. (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 1990-2)
Wilton House Cheltenham (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 2301)
Photograph from Dave Blakeman
This page was added on 06/07/2016.

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  • URN 687, I think the date needs to be amended re the build of workshops. More likely 1983. By 1988 Bamfurlong MPC was being closed down and the workshops had been finished a few years before then.

    By Colin Manton (05/11/2022)

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