Arson Suspected After Fire at Greenford Hardware Store

Blaze takes hold in the early hours at family run shop on Oldfields Circus

Oldfield Discount Store
Oldfield Discount Store. Picture: North Greenford Residents’ Association

A fire has badly damaged the premises of a hardware store in Greenford.

Arson is suspected after the blaze which took hold at around 1.35am on Friday 26 February at the Oldfield Discount Store on Oldfields Circus.

The North Greenford Residents’ Association says that this store is run by two brothers who have worked hard over the years to serve the local community.

Police are asking for anybody who may have seen anybody acting suspiciously or with CCTV / dash cam footage at this time to contact them on 101 quoting reference no 2505202/21.

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March 3, 2021