HMP Cornton Vale

Cornton Vale Prison

Tel: 01786 832 591 Cornton Road, Stirling FK9 5NU

HMP Cornton Vale is the only prison in Scotland that is solely for female offenders. It accepts both remanded and sentenced inmates and has a capacity of 309. The capacity also includes 24 independent living units and 7 mother and baby spaces. The prison was originally built in 1975 and is situated in Stirling. If you’d like to find out how to reach HMP Cornton Vale, please refer to the map on this page.

Tel: 01786 832 591

Operational capacity: 309

Cornton Road, Stirling FK9 5NU

 

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Here's some facts about Cornton vale prison

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  • The prison has also been criticised for the high rate of suicide amongst inmates.

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  • In 2006, a report found that 98% of the inmates had issues with addiction.

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  • Overcrowding has historically been a problem for HMP Cornton Vale, and Brigadier Hugh Munro highlighted issues such as cold meals, two-hour long waits for the toilets and prisoner boredom; declaring that it was in a ‘state of crisis’.

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