HMP Wellingborough

Wellingborough Prison

Tel: 01933 232700Millers Park, Wellingborough NN8 2NH

HMP Wellingborough was officially closed in 2012, although it is still being retained as a reserve prison in the event of other establishments being at capacity. Prior to its closure, the prison was a category C establishment, holding adult males. It originally opened as a borstal in 1963 and continued to hold young offenders until 1990, when it was re-roled. If you’d like to visit the former HMP Wellingborough, please use the map on this page.

Tel: 01933 232700

Operational capacity: —

Millers Park, Wellingborough NN8 2NH

 

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  • In 2003, a report stated that HMP Wellingborough was not meeting its criteria as a training prison, and only half the inmates were working or studying.

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  • In 2013, the site was examined to see if it would be suitable to be repurposed into housing.

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  • Kenneth Clarke, when announcing the closure, claimed that it would save tax-payers £10million a year.

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