Harmondsworth, West Drayton, Middlesex

Colnbrook Immigration Removal Centre (IRC)

Status

In use

2020

Type: Immigration detention centre (Administrative)

Custodial Authority: UK Visas and Immigration

Management: Mitie (Private For-Profit)

Detains: Adult men, Adult women, Immigration Removal Centre (IRC)

Capacity Reported population Conditions complaints?
420
346

2013

YES

2013

United Kingdom

4,270

Estimated detention capacity (2015)

63

Detained children (2018)

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FACILITY NAMES
Colnbrook Immigration Removal Centre (IRC)
Location

Country: United Kingdom

City & Region: Harmondsworth, West Drayton, Middlesex, Europe

Latitude, Longitude: 51.4826657425, -0.482711792

Contact Information
Colnbrook IRC Colnbrook Bypass Harmondsworth West Drayton Middlesex
UB7 0FX
UK
Tel: + 44 20 8607 5200
Fax: + 44 20 8759 7996

MANAGEMENT & BUDGET

Facility type

Category Filter Administrative

Type Immigration detention centre

2011
National typology

Name Immigration Removal Centre (IRC)

2015
Operating Period

Year of Entry 2004

Year Ceased 2014

Center Status

Status In use

2020

Status Last documented use

2016

Status Closed/ceased migrant detention

2014

Status In use

2013
Management

Name Mitie

Type Private For-Profit

2016

Name Serco Ltd

Type Private For-Profit

2013

Name Serco Ltd

Type Private For-Profit

2010
Outsourced services and non-state actors

Provider Central North West London NHS Foundation Trust

Service Health care

2016

Provider Tascor

Service Detainee transport

2013

Provider Serco Health

Service Health care

2013

Provider Serco Ltd.

Service Management

2013

Provider Serco Health

Service Health care

2010

Provider G4S

Service Detainee transport

2010

Provider Serco Out of Country Escorting

Service Detainee transport

2010
Custodial Authorities

Agency UK Visas and Immigration

Ministry Home Office

Ministry Typology Interior or Home Affairs

2011

DETAINEES

Demographics

Name Adult men

2013

Name Adult women

2013
Categories of detainees

Name Asylum seekers (administrative)

2011

Name Undocumented migrants (administrative)

2011

SIZE & POPULATION

Capacity (specialised migration-related facility)

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 420

2013

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 388

2010
Reported Single-Day Migration Detainee Population at Facility (day)

Number 346

2013

Number 280

2011

LENGTH OF DETENTION

Detention Timeframe (long, medium, short)

Length Long-term (more than 20 days)

2011
Overstays

Reported Overstays Yes

2013
Average Days in Detention

Number of Days 105

2011

OUTCOMES

Reports of Suicide Attempts

Suicides Reported Yes

2013

CONDITIONS RATINGS

Inadequate conditions

Ventilation

2013

Hygiene

2013

Protection from Physical Violence

2013

Cell space

2013

Recreation

2013

Medical care

2013

Food provision

2013

Escorts and Removals

2010

Protection from Physical Violence

2010

Ventilation

2010

Food provision

2010

Medical care

2010

Recreation

2010

Access to internet

2010

CARCERAL INDICATORS

External Security Regime

Secure

2011

STAFF

SEGREGATION

Gender Segregation

Yes

2013
Legal Segregation

Not Applicable

2011
Family Segregation

Not Applicable

2011
Age Segregation

Not Applicable

2011

CELLS

COMMUNAL SPACE & ACTIVITIES

HEALTH CARE

MONITORING & ACCESS

Monitors & Civil Society Access

Yes

International non-governmental groups

2013

Yes

Bar associations or similar

2013
Family Access

Yes

2013

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