HMP Glenochil

Glenochil Prison

Tel: 01259 760471King OMuir Road, Tullibody, Alloa, Clackmannanshire FK10 3AD

HMP Glenochil is located near Tullibody and holds adult male offenders. It caters for those serving short-term and long-term sentences, and also those who are serving a life-sentence. It is also often used to hold sex offenders. The prison was originally built in the 1960s, however, in recent years, it has been completely rebuilt, and it now has a capacity of 670. If you’re planning on visiting HMP Glenochil and would like to know how to get there, please refer to the map on this page.

Tel: 01259 760471

Operational capacity: 670

King OMuir Road, Tullibody, Alloa, Clackmannanshire FK10 3AD

 

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Here's some facts about Glenochil prison.

Did you know?

HMP Glenochil is a male’s prison in Tullibody, Clackmannashire. Opened in 1966, the prison has capacity to hold 670 inmates of all three security classifications (High, Medium and Low).

The accommodation, built in 2010, consists of two main blocks: Abercrombie and Harviestoun Halls; and a Separation and Reintegration Unit (SRU): Devon Hall.

A new visitors center was added, and opened on the 10th August 2017. This is the start of the Scottish government’s investment of £1.8 million into improving the visiting opportunities and the frequency of visits, as well as increasing provisions of visiting centers as a way of mitigating the negative impact parental imprisonment can have on children.

To view the latest HMIPS inspection report, click here.

Visits to HMP Glenochil are many, and varied between each block. For more information, click this link, click the “Visiting the Prison” tab, and click the hall you wish to visit on the right side of the site.

  • In 2016, the inmates were treated to a three course Christmas feast

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  • l  A riot was narrowly averted at HMP Glenochil afer a surge in the supply of synthetic drugs.

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  • Adam Gallagher was considered to be appear in court, so was sentenced to 326 days in HMP Glenochil plus the rest of his minimum-15-year life sentence for murder via videolink.

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  • HMP Glenochil doesn’t accept inmates directly from the courts. Instead, it takes those who have previously been located in other prisons, such as HMP Barlinnie and HMP Edinburgh.

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  • It originally opened in 1966 as a detention centre.

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  • Prior to being purchased by the prison, the land was owned by the Coal Board.

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