Contractors sought for HMP Inverclyde
October 6 2014350 place prison in Greenock.
HMP Inverclyde will focus exclusively on female offenders offering a range of supporting facilities, replacing the existing Cornton Vale jail near Stirling which is scheduled to close.
Specialised features of the new prison will include mother and baby units, full kitchens to encourage independent living and the removal of grille gates from cells.
Built on the site of the former St Columba’s High School on Inverkip Road the £60m prison has seen outline designs prepared by HLM Architects.
HMP Greenock, which was originally to have closed, has been granted a reprieve following the decision to make HMP Inverclyde women-only.
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