Harmondsworth, West Drayton

Harmondsworth 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, Immigration Removal Centre (IRC)

Capacity Reported population Conditions complaints?
615
570

2013

YES
United Kingdom

23,970

Immigration detainees (2020)

4,270

Estimated detention capacity (2015)

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FACILITY NAMES
Harmondsworth Immigration Removal Centre (IRC)
Location

Country: United Kingdom

City & Region: Harmondsworth, West Drayton, Europe

Latitude, Longitude: 51.4826657425, -0.482711792

Contact Information

Address: Harmondsworth IRC Colnbrook Bypass Harmondsworth West Drayton UB7 0HB UK Tel: +44 20 8283 3850 Fax: +44 20 8283 3851


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 2001

Year Ceased 2014

Year of Entry 1970

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 GEO Group Ltd

Type Private For-Profit

2011
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 Primecare

Service Health care

2013

Provider OCR

Service Education or training

2013

Provider GEO Group Ltd

Service Management

2013

Provider Reliance

Service Detainee transport

2011

Provider Hillingdon Primary Care Trust

Service Health care

2011

Provider GEO Group Ltd

Service Education or training

2011
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 men

2010
Categories of detainees

Name Asylum seekers (administrative)

2011

Name Undocumented migrants (administrative)

2011

SIZE & POPULATION

Capacity (specialised immigration facility)

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 615

2013

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 259

2010
Reported Population (day)

Number 570

2013

Number 595

2011

Number 585

2011

LENGTH OF DETENTION

Detention Timeframe (long, medium, short)

Length Long-term (more than 20 days)

2011

OUTCOMES

Reports of Suicide Attempts

Suicides Reported Yes

2013

CONDITIONS RATINGS

Inadequate conditions

Escorts and Removals

2013

Overcrowding

2013

Showers and toilets

2013

State of repair

2013

Cell space

2013

Bedding and clothing

2013

Medical care

2013

Recreation

2013

Escorts and Removals

2011

Hygiene

2011

Ventilation

2011

Showers and toilets

2011

Bedding and clothing

2011

Food provision

2011

Medical care

2011

Recreation

2011

CARCERAL INDICATORS

External Security Regime

Secure

2011

STAFF

SEGREGATION

Gender Segregation

Not Applicable

2011
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

Bar associations or similar

2013
Family Access

Yes

2013

TELECOMMUNICATIONS