HMP Wormwood Scrubs

Wormwood Scrubs Prison

Tel: 020 8588 3200PO Box 757, Du Cane Road, London W12 0AE

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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

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Tel: 020 8588 3200

Operational capacity: 1279

PO Box 757, Du Cane Road, London W12 0AE

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Here's some facts about Wormwood Scrubs

Did you know?

  • The prison is now a Grade II listed building, thanks to its historic gatehouse.

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  • Former inmates include Keith Richards, Charles Bronson, Pete Doherty (The Libertines) and the actor, Leslie Grantham.

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  • In the 1800s, the land that the prison stands on was just open fields and was known as Wormwood Scrubs. This is, of course, where the prison gets its name.

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