Wellingborough Archive

Work on Wellingborough’s new prison to start by the end of the year

Source: https://www.northantstelegraph.co.uk/news/work-on-wellingborough-s-new-prison-to-start-by-the-end-of-the-year-1-8546879 Work on building Wellingborough’s new prison is set to start towards the end of this year, according to a Government minister. HMP Wellingborough closed in December 2012 and resulted in the loss of almost 600 prison places. HMP …

Wellingborough Prison rebuild expected to start in 2018

Source: https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-northamptonshire-41927657 Work to build a new prison on the site of mothballed HMP Wellingborough is expected to begin next year. A year ago the government confirmed the category C prison in Northamptonshire would be the first redevelopment site in …

End Toxic Prisons Tour – Autumn 2017

Announcing the End Toxic Prisons Tour – Autumn 2017! This Autumn, the Campaign to Fight Toxic Prisons from the US will be touring the UK with Community Action on Prison Expansion. We need you to help organise tour dates in …

Wellingborough Prison rebuild approved by council

Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-northamptonshire-39513603 Plans to build a new prison on the site of the mothballed HMP Wellingborough have been unanimously approved. The Borough Council of Wellingborough’s planning committee approved the proposal on Wednesday evening. In November the Ministry of Justice confirmed …

Plans to demolish and build new prison in Wellingborough set for approval

Source: http://www.northantstelegraph.co.uk/news/plans-to-demolish-and-build-new-prison-in-wellingborough-set-for-approval-1-7889658 Plans to demolish the existing buildings and build a new prison in Wellingborough could be approved next week. The replacement prison would have a capacity for approximately 1,600 adult males and built to hold category C inmates. The …

Public meeting to discuss Wellingborough’s new prison

Source: http://www.northantstelegraph.co.uk/news/public-meeting-to-discuss-wellingborough-s-new-prison-1-7764467 People interested in the new prison and the impact it will have on the town are invited to the meeting taking place tomorrow (Tuesday) from 5pm until 7pm at the Victoria Centre in Palk Road, Wellingborough. It is …