MoJ submits plan for new Buckinghamshire prison

Plans have been submitted by the Ministry of Justice to build a prison for over 1,400 inmates in Buckinghamshire next to HMP Grendon and HMP Springhill.

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The plan is part of the Government’s new prisons programme, for which the Government has committed over £4bn capital funding to accommodate up to 18,000 additional inmates across the prison estate by the mid-2020s.

Mace is advising on the proposals for the Category C resettlement prison next to HMP Springhill include building six house blocks with supporting facilities such as kitchen workshops and a central services hub.

Each house block would be four storeys in height and house 240 prisoners.

Construction could start, subject to planning, in 2022/23 with the aim to open the new prison in 2025.

Before this demolition of the existing education block associated with HMP Springhill prison is required and a new sports pitch will be installed to serve the existing prison.

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