General Information, HMYOI Deerbolt

The prison opened 40 years ago on the site of a former military camp and was originally a borstal. It subsequently became a youth custody centre and is now a young offender institution for male prisoners aged 18 – 24.


There are 7 two storey units holding either 60 or 66 young people in single cell accommodation. The residential accommodation has been enhanced with the building of G wing, which holds 36, and the ready-to-use accommodation unit, J wing, with integral showers, which holds 39 young people

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