General Details, HMYOI Wetherby

A former naval base, Wetherby became a borstal in 1958, and has since changed its role from an open youth custody centre to a closed youth custody centre and is now a dedicated centre for males aged 15-17


  • Anson unit – 9 cell segregation (A1) and a 9 cell progression landing (A3)
  • Benbow – 48 bed unit with accommodation for first night procedures and restricted status
  • Collingwood – 60 bed standard accommodation for enhanced young people
  • Drake – 60 bed standard accommodation
  • Exmouth – 60 bed standard accommodation, (currently closed for refurbishment)
  • Frobisher – 60 bed standard accommodation
  • Keppel unit – 48 bed complex needs unit
  • Napier- 6 bed enhanced support unit


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