HMP Wormwood Scrubs is a category B adult male prison, which accepts inmates from courts in the local catchment area. It has a capacity of 1,279 and is situated on Du Cane Road in London. The prison was originally built in the Victorian era; though over the years, extra wings have been added and refurbished. It is often referred to as ‘The Scrubs’.
The prison came under fire in a 2015 report that has branded the it in “poor condition” this has been said to have been toned down as a leaked report that was handed to a journalist at the Guardian branded the prison as in a “shameful condition”
The full story can be see by visiting our blog page here:
‘Dickensian Squalor’ – HMP Wormwood Scrubs’ Latest Damning Report
If you’d like to find out how to get to HMP Wormwood Scrubs, please use the map on this page.
Tel: 020 8588 3200
Operational capacity: 1279
PO Box 757, Du Cane Road, London W12 0AE
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