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Indicative HMP Highland design unveiled

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May 20 2016

Indicative HMP Highland design unveiled
The Scottish Prions Service has published initial designs for a new jail at Milton of Leys designed to replace the Victorian-era HMP Inverness which has been deemed unsuitable for redevelopment.

HMP Highland is expected to be one of Scotland’s smallest prisons with a maximum design capacity of around 200 places with a focus on introducing facilities geared toward offering support toward inmates and reducing reoffending.

The SPS will contract with the private sector to design and construct the prison following conclusion of pre-application discussions.

A public consultation event is scheduled to take place on 26 May and 8 June at Inshes Church between 14:00 and 19:00.

3 Comments

Yaldy
#1 Posted by Yaldy on 20 May 2016 at 16:57 PM
You could tunnel out of that no bother. Where are the gun nests??
Sven
#2 Posted by Sven on 22 May 2016 at 21:30 PM
The design looks OK from 10,000ft. It is screen and far from existing housing and I dare say looks better than the UHI buildings further down the A9.
Terra
#3 Posted by Terra on 6 Jun 2016 at 04:18 AM
I take it the Victorian era building is aesthetically pleasing? Make sure the turn it into nice flats or something.

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