Sandbach Police Station



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Nation   England

County   Cheshire

Location   Bold Street,  Sandbach

Map location   exact or closely approximate

Year opened   1857

Year closed   1965

Century of Operation   1800-1899, 1900-1999

Building Type   Police Station

Remarks   A new county police station, including a house and cells was built in 1857 in Bold Street (where, until recently, Barclays Bank stood) at a time of great building activity. It cost £800, and its edifice was of brick and stone. Since demolished, and no visual record survives.


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    Cyril Massey, History of Sandbach & District (1958)
  • 'Sandbach History' (November, 2019)



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