Port of Dover, Dover

Port of Dover Residential Short-Term Holding Facility

Status

Closed
(or ceased migrant detention operations)

2010

Type: Immigration detention centre (Administrative)

Custodial Authority: UK Visas and Immigration

Management: G4S Group (Private For-Profit)

Detains: Adult women, Adult men, Asylum seekers (administrative), Undocumented migrants (administrative)

Capacity Reported population Conditions complaints?
56
15

2009

No Data
United Kingdom

23,970

Immigration detainees (2020)

4,270

Estimated detention capacity (2015)

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GENERAL CHARACTERISTICS

Center status

Status Closed (or ceased migrant detention operations)

2010
GDP facility typology

Category Filter Administrative

Type Immigration detention centre

2011

OPERATIONAL CHARACTERISTICS

Management

Name G4S Group

Type Private For-Profit

2011
Security Regime

Security Level Secure

2011
Maximum official detention period at facility

Length Medium-term (4-20 days)

2011
Demographics

Name Adult women

2009

Name Adult men

2009
Categories of detainees

Name Asylum seekers (administrative)

2011

Name Undocumented migrants (administrative)

2011
Gender segregation

Gender Segregation Not Applicable

2011
Legal segregation

Legal Segregation Not Applicable

2011
Family segregation

Family Segregation Not Applicable

2011
Age segregation

Age Segregation Not Applicable

2011
Estimated capacity (administrative immigration detention facility)

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 56

2009
Reported population at a specific time

Number 15

2009

BUREAUCRATIC CHARACTERISTICS

Custodial authority

Agency UK Visas and Immigration

Ministry Home Office

Ministry Typology Interior or Home Affairs

2011