Portland, Dorset

The Verne (IRC)

Status

Closed
(or ceased migrant detention operations)

2017

Type: Immigration detention centre (Administrative)

Custodial Authority: Not Available

Management: HM Prison Service (Governmental)

Detains: Adult men

Capacity Reported population Conditions complaints?
580
575

2015

YES
United Kingdom

23,970

Immigration detainees (2020)

4,270

Estimated detention capacity (2015)

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GENERAL CHARACTERISTICS

Contact Information

Portland, Dorset, DT5 1EQ



Tel: 01305 825000

Fax: 01305 825001


Center status

Status Closed (or ceased migrant detention operations)

2017

Status Last documented use

2016
GDP facility typology

Category Filter Administrative

Type Immigration detention centre

2016
National typology

Name Immigration Removal Centre (IRC)

2016

OPERATIONAL CHARACTERISTICS

Management

Name HM Prison Service

Type Governmental

2016
Outsourced services and non-state actors

Provider Dorset Healthcare University Foundation Trust

Service Health care

2016

Provider Tascor

Service Detainee transport

2015
Demographics

Name Adult men

2015
Estimated capacity (administrative immigration detention facility)

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 580

2016
Reported population at a specific time

Number 575

2015
Reports of adequate or inadequate conditions

Adequate or Inadequate? Inadequate

Detention centre conditions Protection from Physical Violence

2015

Adequate or Inadequate? Adequate

Detention centre conditions Food provision

2015

Adequate or Inadequate? Adequate

Detention centre conditions Freedom of movement within facility

2015

Adequate or Inadequate? Adequate

Detention centre conditions Recreation

2015

Adequate or Inadequate? Inadequate

Detention centre conditions Showers and toilets

2015

Adequate or Inadequate? Inadequate

Detention centre conditions Hygiene

2015

Adequate or Inadequate? Adequate

Detention centre conditions Medical care

2015

BUREAUCRATIC CHARACTERISTICS