Harwich International Port, Parkeston, Harwich, Essex,

Harwich International Port Residential Short-Term Holding Facility

Status

Closed
(or ceased migrant detention operations)

2010

Type: Administrative (Immigration detention centre)

Authority: Private For-Profit

Detains: Asylum seekers, Undocumented migrants

Capacity

6

2008

Reported Population

Not available

Inadequate Conditions

Not available

United Kingdom

28,941

Immigration detainees

13,636

Detained asylum seekers

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GENERAL CHARACTERISTICS

Contact Information
Center status

Status Closed (or ceased migrant detention operations)

2010
GDP facility typology

Category Filter Administrative

Type Immigration detention centre

2011
National typology
Operating period

OPERATIONAL CHARACTERISTICS

Management

Name Taylormade Security

Type Private For-Profit

2011
Security Regime

Security Level Secure

2011
Maximum official detention period at facility

Length Medium-term (4-20 days)

2011
Estimated average detention period (days)

Number of Days 2

2011
Demographics

Name Adult women

2008

Name Adult men

2008
Categories of detainees

Name Asylum seekers (administrative)

2011

Name Undocumented migrants (administrative)

2011
Gender segregation

Gender Segregation Yes

2011
Estimated capacity (administrative immigration detention facility)

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 6

2008
Outsourced services and non-state actors
Armed guards
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BUREAUCRATIC CHARACTERISTICS

Custodial authority

Agency UK Visas and Immigration

Ministry Home Office

Ministry Typology Interior or Home Affairs

2011
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