Rochester Archive

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 …

New Kent prison delayed

Source: http://www.kentonline.co.uk/medway/news/multi-million-pound-prison-revamp-in-129278/ The multi-million pound development of Rochester Prison has been delayed by at least two years and still may not happen then. Despite Justice Secretary Liz Truss announcing in March the prison will temporarily close so it can be …

Rochester Jail To Be Redeveloped

Source: http://www.heart.co.uk/kent/news/local/rochester-jail-to-be-redeveloped/#lQUlKhUg3j0i6iEr.97 Plans for four new prisons will be unveiled by Justice Secretary Liz Truss on Wednesday as the Government steps up its drive to reform the crisis-hit jail system. Sites in Full Sutton in Yorkshire, Hindley in Wigan, Rochester …

Mace wins place on £1.3bn new prisons programme

Source: https://www.constructionnews.co.uk/companies/contractors/mace/mace-wins-place-on-13bn-new-prisons-programme/10018473.article Mace has scooped the project delivery partner role for £1.3bn of prisons construction work as the government announced where four major jails would be built, Construction News understands. In November 2015 the government committed £1.3bn to building nine …