HMP Altcourse is a historic prison in the UK, in that it was the first prison to be completely designed, constructed, financed and managed by a private company. G4S, the company responsible for building this prison, still manage the establishment, which opened in 1997. It is a category B prison, for both male adult prisoners and young offenders, and its capacity is now 1,033.
During our blogging series looking at the history of all UK prisons we found out some fascinating facts about HMP Altcourse, To read the post please click on the link below;
UK Prison History Uncovered: HMP Altcourse
If you’re visiting an inmate in HMP Altcourse and would like to find out how to get there, here’s a useful map to help, plus contact details.
Tel: 0151 522 2000
Operational capacity: 1033 from April 2013
Higher Lane, Fazakerley, Liverpool, Merseyside L9 7LH