Longstanton, Cambridgeshire

Oakington Immigration Removal Centre (Oakington Reception Centre)

Status

Closed
(or ceased migrant detention operations)

2010

Type: Immigration detention centre (Administrative)

Custodial Authority: UK Visas and Immigration

Management: G4S Group (Private For-Profit)

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

Capacity Reported population Conditions complaints?
408
385

2010

No Data
United Kingdom

23,970

Immigration detainees (2020)

4,270

Estimated detention capacity (2015)

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GENERAL CHARACTERISTICS

Contact Information

Address: Oakington IRC Oakington Barracks Longstanton Cambridgeshire CB4 5EJ UK Tel: 01954 783000 Fax: 01964 782193


Center status

Status Closed (or ceased migrant detention operations)

2010
GDP facility typology

Category Filter Administrative

Type Immigration detention centre

2010
Operating period

Year of Entry 2000

Year Ceased 2010

OPERATIONAL CHARACTERISTICS

Management

Name G4S Group

Type Private For-Profit

2010
Security Regime

Security Level Secure

2010
Maximum official detention period at facility

Length Long-term (more than 20 days)

2010
Demographics

Name Adult men

2010
Categories of detainees

Name Asylum seekers (administrative)

2010

Name Undocumented migrants (administrative)

2010
Gender segregation

Gender Segregation Not Applicable

2010
Legal segregation

Legal Segregation Not Applicable

2010
Family segregation

Family Segregation Not Applicable

2010
Age segregation

Age Segregation Not Applicable

2010
Estimated capacity (administrative immigration detention facility)

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 408

2010
Reported population at a specific time

Number 385

2010

BUREAUCRATIC CHARACTERISTICS

Custodial authority

Agency UK Visas and Immigration

Ministry Home Office

Ministry Typology Interior or Home Affairs

2010