Brixton Prison, London

Brixton Prison. Photograph by sarflondondunc

Brixton Prison. Photograph by sarflondondunc

Her Majesty’s Prison (HMP) Brixton is a prison in London, built in 1819.

Bertrand Russell was imprisoned here in 1961 for his part in a Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament demonstration in London.

Visiting

The prison is still in use and so not open to the general public.

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