Wellingborough Archive

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 …

Plans for Wellingborough’s new prison could be submitted within weeks

Source: http://www.northantstelegraph.co.uk/news/plans-for-wellingborough-s-new-prison-could-be-submitted-within-weeks-1-7663550 By Stephanie Weaver Plans for Wellingborough’s new prison could be submitted within a matter of weeks. Leader of Wellingborough Council Martin Griffiths was delighted with Thursday’s announcement by the Ministry of Justice that a new category C prison …

Government formally announces Wellingborough Prison plans

Source: http://www.northantstelegraph.co.uk/news/update-government-formally-announces-wellingborough-prison-plans-1-7660585 By Stephanie Weaver The Ministry of Justice has officially announced that a new category C prison will be built on the site of the mothballed Wellingborough Prison. The site will house more prisoners than the previous prison and …