Arthur Daley had seven different lockups during the entire main run of the series. Archie Daley also had a lockup in series 11.
ARTHUR'S LOCKUP SERIES 1 - THEN & NOW - Pictures by Vlad
POPLAR MEWS off UXBRIDGE ROAD/SHEPHERD'S BUSH MARKET STATION, W12
We first see Arthur's lockup in episode 9 of series 1 'Monday Night Fever', located directly under a railway line between Shepherd's Bush Market and Wood Lane. The shot below shows Arthur & Terry turning off Uxbridge Road into Poplar Mews, with the railway line on their left.
As Arthur and Terry approach the lockup, the railway line is on the right. This is the other side of the railway line from the shots above in the area directly behind Frithville Gardens, the warehouse clearly visible in both shots.
As Arthur and Terry arrive we see a good clear view of Poplar Mews, with the lockup in the arches under the Hammersmith & City line.
Directions to Uxbridge Road/Poplar Mews (opens a new window)
Closest Station: Shepherd's Bush Market (Circle/Hammersmith & City Line)
ARTHUR'S LOCKUP SERIES 2 - THEN & NOW - Pictures by jno
DOOR 4, REAR OF BLYTHE HOUSE, BLYTHE ROAD, HAMMERSMITH, W14
In series 2 the lockup is at the rear of Blythe House where many other episodes of Minder were also filmed in series 1 and 2.
The first shot here is taken from #2.6 'Not A Bad Lad, Dad' where Arthur asks Terry to load some water-damaged umbrellas into the back of the transit.
The shot below is from #2.13 'Caught In The Act, Fact". Both of these episodes have several scenes both inside and outside the lockup.
Directions to Blythe House (opens a new window)
Closest Station: Kensington Olympia (District Line)
ARTHUR'S LOCKUP SERIES 3 - THEN & NOW - Pictures by jno
BREWHOUSE STREET, W15
In series 3, Arthur's Lockup was situated at the end of Brewhouse Street, W15. Sadly the site has been demolished and is now the modernised Putney Wharf.
Parts of the architecture can still be seen in The Boathouse Pub just opposite.
Directions to Brewhouse Street (opens a new window)
Closest Station: East Putney (District Line)
Series 4, 5 & 6
ARTHUR'S LOCKUP SERIES 4, 5 & 6 - THEN & NOW - Pictures by jno
KENSAL ROAD, W10
Although Arthur's lockup was situated here for three series, we rarely get a glimpse of the street it is on. The first three shots here are from #5.1 'Goodbye Sailor'.
In this episode, Arthur gets a delivery of dodgy trainers and you can clearly see a postbox on the wall outside.
Sadly this site has now been built on, with only the gates to the street remaining.
We catch another brief glimpse of this lockup from a different angle in #6.1 'Give Us This Day Arthur Daley's Bread'.
Directions to Kensal Road (opens a new window)
Closest Station: Kensal Green (Bakerloo Line/London Overground)
ARTHUR'S LOCKUP SERIES 7 - THEN & NOW - Pictures by Charly
HYTHE ROAD, NR SCRUBS LANE, NW10
In series 7, the lockup had moved to Hythe Road, near Scrubs Lane.
The exact location of the lockup is in a small cul-de-sac in the middle of the estate.
Directions to Hythe Road (opens a new window)
Closest Station: Willesden Junction (Underground: Bakerloo Line & London Overground)
ARTHUR'S LOCKUP SERIES 8 - THEN & NOW - Pictures by jno
BEHIND JEYMER DRIVE (NOW CHARTWELL CLOSE), GREENFORD, UB6
In series 8 Arthur's lockup had moved to Greenford. This site has sadly been demolished and been replaced with the housing estate that is now Chartwell Close.
In the first shots above from #8.8 'Him Indoors' you can see Arthur turning left into a small lane just alongside 110 Jeymer Drive in Greenford where a garage extension now exists.
In these shots from the same episode, the red squares mark the approximate location of the lockup and the gap in the houses to the left of Gary Webster.
Directions to Jeymer Drive (opens a new window)
Closest Station: Greenford (Central Line - Greenford Branch)
Series 9 & 10
ARTHUR'S LOCKUP SERIES 9 & 10 - THEN & NOW - Pictures by Swainy
OFF STANDARD ROAD/BEHIND OAKWOOD BUSINESS PARK, BUSH INDUSTRIAL ESTATE, PARK ROYAL, EALING, NW10
The first shots show the approach road at the rear of Oakwood Business Park (three roof peaks). The approach road runs alongside number 7 Standard Road.
The lockup itself is halfway along the approach road that connects Standard Road to Gorst Road, and off to the right.
The shots here from various episodes in the last two series, show some changes at this location.
Directions to Standard Road/Oakwood Business Park (opens a new window)
Closest Station: North Acton (Central Line)
ARCHIE'S LOCKUP - THEN & NOW - Pictures by Swainy
FLEUR DE LIS STREET/BLOSSOM STREET, E1
Archie's lockup featured throughout the reimagined series of Minder in 2009.
The shot below is the opening scene of #11.2 'In Vino Veritas'.
Directions to Blossom Street (opens a new window)
Closest Station: Liverpool Street (Central Line)
Last updated : 1st August 2014 by jno
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