Guidance on Cedars pre-departure accommodation

Information about Cedars, Immigration Enforcement's pre-departure accommodation near Gatwick Airport for families.


Cedars, the name chosen for Immigration Enforcement’s pre-departure accommodation, was opened in August 2011. It has been designed to provide a secure facility which respects the privacy and independence of children and their families. Located near Gatwick Airport in West Sussex, it can accommodate up to 9 families at a time in self-contained apartments, with a range of activities provided by Barnardo’s.