General Information, Thorn Cross

Thorn Cross opened in December 1985 as an open youth custody centre on a former Royal Naval air station site that had been converted into an open prison for adults after the war. It now operates regimes for young adults aged 18–21 and adults aged 21–25.

Accommodation

  • Unit 1 – 18–21-yo
  • Unit 2 – 18–21-yo, mandatory drug testing unit
  • Unit 3 – 21–25-yo induction unit
  • Unit 4 – 21–25-yo
  • Unit 5 – 18–21-yo, HIT unit
  • Unit 6 – care and separation unit
  • Independent living unit (ILU)
    •  top floor – 18–21-yo HIT unit
    •  ground floor –21-25 yo working outside

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