Strathaven, South Lanarkshire

Dungavel House Immigration Removal Centre (IRC)

Status

In use

2020

Type: Immigration detention centre (Administrative)

Custodial Authority: UK Visas and Immigration

Management: GEO Group Ltd (Private For-Profit)

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

Capacity Reported population Deaths at facility
125
215

2015

No Data
United Kingdom

23,970

Immigration detainees (2020)

4,270

Estimated detention capacity (2015)

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MANAGEMENT & BUDGET

GDP facility typology

Category Filter Administrative

Type Immigration detention centre

2011
National typology

Name Immigration Removal Centre (IRC)

2015
Operating Period

Year of Entry 2001

Year Ceased

Center Status

Status In use

2020

Status Last documented use

2016

Status In use

2015

Status In use

2012
Management

Name GEO Group Ltd

Type Private For-Profit

2016

Name GEO Group Ltd

Type Private For-Profit

2012

Name G4S Group

Type Private For-Profit

2011

Name G4S Group

Type Private For-Profit

2010
Outsourced services and non-state actors

Provider Med-Co Secure Healthcare Services

Service Health care

2016

Provider Tascor

Service Detainee transport

2015

Provider Reliance

Service Detainee transport

2012

Provider Primecare

Service Health care

2012

Provider Scottish Qualification Authority

Service Education or training

2012

Provider GEO Group Ltd

Service Management

2012
Custodial Authorities

Agency UK Visas and Immigration

Ministry Home Office

Ministry Typology Interior or Home Affairs

2011

STATISTICS & DATA

Demographics

Name Adult women

2015

Name Adult men

2015

Name Adult men

2012

Name Adult women

2012

Name Adult men

2010

Name Adult women

2010

Name Families

2010
Categories of detainees

Name Asylum seekers (administrative)

2011

Name Undocumented migrants (administrative)

2011
Capacity (specialised immigration facility)

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 125

2020

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 249

2016

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 217

2012

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 219

2010
Average Daily Population (year)

Number 198

2009
Reported Population (day)

Number 215

2015

Number 173

2012

Number 185

2011

Number 195

2010
Detention Timeframe (long, medium, short)

Length Long-term (more than 20 days)

2011
Average Days in Detention

Number of Days 63

2011

CONDITIONS & REGIME

Reports of adequate or inadequate conditions

Adequate or Inadequate? Adequate

Detention centre conditions Protection from Physical Violence

2015

Adequate or Inadequate? Inadequate

Detention centre conditions Hygiene

2015

Adequate or Inadequate? Adequate

Detention centre conditions Medical care

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? Adequate

Detention centre conditions Outdoor exercise

2015

Adequate or Inadequate? Inadequate

Detention centre conditions Escorts and Removals

2012

Adequate or Inadequate? Inadequate

Detention centre conditions Ventilation

2012

Adequate or Inadequate? Inadequate

Detention centre conditions Medical care

2012

Adequate or Inadequate? Inadequate

Detention centre conditions Escorts and Removals

2010

Adequate or Inadequate? Adequate

Detention centre conditions Protection from Physical Violence

2010

Adequate or Inadequate? Adequate

Detention centre conditions Freedom of movement within facility

2010

Adequate or Inadequate? Adequate

Detention centre conditions Hygiene

2010

Adequate or Inadequate? Inadequate

Detention centre conditions Ventilation

2010

Adequate or Inadequate? Inadequate

Detention centre conditions Medical care

2010

Adequate or Inadequate? Adequate

Detention centre conditions Food provision

2010

Adequate or Inadequate? Adequate

Detention centre conditions Recreation

2010
External Security Regime

Security Level Secure

2011
Gender Segregation

Gender Segregation Yes

2015

Gender Segregation Yes

2011
Monitors & Civil Society Access

Yes or No Yes

Type of institution Bar associations or similar

2013
Family Access

Family Access Yes

2013