Durban, Kwazulu-Natal Province

Westville Prison

Status

Last documented use

2018

Type: Prison or pretrial detention centre (Criminal)

Custodial Authority: Immigration Service

Management: Department of Correctional Services (Governmental)

Detains: Prison

Capacity Reported population Deaths at facility
19
No Data
No Data
South Africa

Not Available

Estimated detention capacity (2018)

Not Available

Detained asylum seekers (2017)

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FACILITY NAMES
Westville Prison
Location

Country: South Africa

City & Region: Durban, Kwazulu-Natal Province, Africa

Latitude, Longitude: -29.8578015, 31.0256115

MANAGEMENT & BUDGET

Facility type

Category Filter Criminal

Type Prison or pretrial detention centre

2018

Category Filter Criminal

Type Prison or pretrial detention centre

2009
National typology

Name Prison

2018
Center Status

Status Last documented use

2018

Status In use

2009
Management

Name Department of Correctional Services

Type Governmental

2009
Custodial Authorities

Agency Immigration Service

Ministry Home Affairs

Ministry Typology Interior or Home Affairs

2009

DETAINEES

Categories of detainees

Name Undocumented migrants (administrative)

2009

Name Criminal detainees (convicted or remand)

2009

SIZE & POPULATION

Capacity (specialised migration-related facility)

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 19

2007

LENGTH OF DETENTION

OUTCOMES

CONDITIONS RATINGS

CARCERAL INDICATORS

External Security Regime

Secure

2009

STAFF

Specially Trained

No

2018

SEGREGATION

Legal Segregation

No

2018

CELLS

COMMUNAL SPACE & ACTIVITIES

HEALTH CARE

MONITORING & ACCESS

TELECOMMUNICATIONS