General Information, HMYOI Aylesbury

The prison opened as a county gaol in 1847 and has served as a woman’s prison a borstal and an adult male prison before becoming a long-term male offenders aged 17 to 21 serving sentences up to life.  In 1989, Aylesbury was designated as a long-term young offender institution. It holds the longest sentenced young adult males in the English prison system.


  • A wing 68 general population (closed for refurb)
  • B wing 68 general population
  • C wing 66 Induction (closed for refurb)
  • D wing 61 general population and induction
  • E wing 81 general population (closed for refurb)
  • F wing 52 poor copers and sex offender treatment programme
  • G wing 48, general population

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