Harwich International Port, Parkeston, Harwich, Essex,

Harwich International Port 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: Taylormade Security (Private For-Profit)

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

Capacity Reported population Conditions complaints?
6
No Data
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 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

BUREAUCRATIC CHARACTERISTICS

Custodial authority

Agency UK Visas and Immigration

Ministry Home Office

Ministry Typology Interior or Home Affairs

2011