Prisons

Justice written question – answered on 12th February 2014.

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Photo of Ian Lucas Ian Lucas Shadow Minister (Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs)

To ask the Secretary of State for Justice what the name, opening date and operator of each prison in England and Wales are.

Photo of Jeremy Wright Jeremy Wright The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Justice

The name, opening dates and operators of each currently operating prison in England and Wales are provided in the following table. Where a prison is the result of a merger or clustering the date that change occurred is given.

Prison Year of opening Operator
Altcourse 1997 G4S
Ashfield 1999 Serco
Askham Grange 1950 HMPS
Aylesbury 1847 HMPS
Bedford 1801 HMPS
Belmarsh 1991 HMPS
Birmingham 1849 G4S
Blantyre House 1954 HMPS
Brinsford 1991 HMPS
Bristol 1883 HMPS
Bronzefield 2004 Sodexo
Buckley Hall 1995 HMPS
Bullingdon 1992 HMPS
Bure 2009 HMPS
Cardiff 1832 HMPS
Channings Wood 1974 HMPS
Chelmsford 1830 HMPS
Cookham Wood 1978 HMPS
Dartmoor 1809 HMPS
Deerbolt 1973 HMPS
Doncaster 1994 Serco
Dovegate 2001 Serco
Drake Hall 1960s HMPS
Durham 1819 HMPS
East Sutton Park 1946 HMPS
Eastwood Park 1968 HMPS
Elmley 1992 HMPS
Erlestoke 1962 HMPS
Exeter 1850 HMPS
Featherstone 1976 HMPS
Ford 1960 HMPS
Forest Bank 2000 Sodexo
Foston Hall 1953 HMPS
Frankland 1980 HMPS
Full Sutton 1987 HMPS
Garth 1998 HMPS
Gartree 1965 HMPS
Glen Parva 1974 HMPS
Grendon1 1962 HMPS
Guys Marsh 1960 HMPS
Hatfield 1950 HMPS
Haverigg 1967 HMPS
Hewell 2008 HMPS
Highpoint 1977 HMPS
Hindley 1961 HMPS
Hollesley Bay 1938 HMPS
Holme House 1993 HMPS
Hull 1870 HMPS
Humber 2013 HMPS
Huntercombe 1946 HMPS
Isle of Wight 2009 HMPS
Kennet 2006 HMPS
Kirkham 1962 HMPS
Kirklevington Grange 1965 HMPS
Lancaster Farms 1993 HMPS
Leeds 1847 HMPS
Leicester 1828 HMPS
Lewes 1853 HMPS
Leyhill 1946 HMPS
Lincoln 1872 HMPS
Lindholme 1985 HMPS
Littlehey 1997 HMPS
Liverpool 1855 HMPS
Long Lartin 1971 HMPS
Low Newton 1965 HMPS
Lowdham Grange 1998 Serco
Maidstone 1812 HMPS
Manchester 1868 HMPS
Moorland 1991 HMPS
Mount, The 1987 HMPS
New Hall 1936 HMPS
North Sea Camp 1935 HMPS
Northumberland 2011 Sodexo
Norwich 1887 HMPS
Nottingham 1890 HMPS
Oakwood 2012 G4S
Onley 1968 HMPS
Pare 1997 G4S
Peterborough 2005 Sodexo
Portland 1848 HMPS
Prescoed2 1939 HMPS
Preston 1948 HMPS
Ranby 1972 HMPS
Risley 1964 HMPS
Rochester 1874 HMPS
Rye Hill 2001 G4S
Spring Hill1 1953 HMPS
Stafford 17943 HMPS
Standford Hill 1950 HMPS
Stocken 1985 HMPS
Stoke Heath 1964 HMPS
Styal 1962 HMPS
Sudbury 1948 HMPS
Swaleside 1988 HMPS
Swansea 1861 HMPS
Swinfen Hall 1963 HMPS
Thameside 2012 Serco
Thorn Cross 1985 HMPS
Verne, The 1949 HMPS
Usk2 1844 HMPS
Wakefield 1594 HMPS
Warren Hill 1982 HMPS
Wayland 1985 HMPS
Wealstun 1995 HMPS
Wellington 1957 HMPS
Wetherby 1958 HMPS
Wharton 1966 HMPS
Whitemoor 1991 HMPS
Winchester 1846 HMPS
Woodhill 1992 HMPS
Wormwood Scrubs ????? HMPS
Wymott 1979 HMPS
1 Grendon and Spring Hill are managed as a single establishment. 2 Usk and Prescoed are managed as a single establishment. 3 Closed 1916 to 1940.

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