Well Known Characters like Ken Barlow Jim McDonald Steve McDonald who have ended up At Strangeways,
- Ken Barlow spent a week there in 1967 after refusing to pay a fine.
- Ed Jackson was sent there in 1978 and ordered to serve 25 years for the murder of Ernest Bishop.
- Darren Whateley was sent there in 1989 for the murder of Brian Tilsley.
- Terry Duckworth was sent there in 1992 for assaulting a police officer.
- Carl Armstrong sent here for attacking Jack Duckworth in 1994.
- Jim McDonald spent three weeks there in 1996 for breaking into 11 Coronation Street.
- Steve McDonald sent here for two years for purchasing stolen whisky and perverting the course of justice 1996.
- Les Battersby-Brown spent six months there in 1997 for breaking and entering.
- Phil Simmonds was sent there in 2001 for the rape of Toyah Battersby.
- Rob Donovan sent here after being found guilty as a driver in an armed robbery.
- Lenny sent here for killing a ice cream man.
- Paul Foreman he mentioned to Gemma that last time he crossed his uncle Barry was in Strangeways.
- Fraser Henderson
- Don Brennan
- Ritchie Levitt
- Jacko Ford