Gatwick Airport, Gatwick, West Sussex

Tinsley House Immigration Removal Centre (IRC)

Status

In use

2020

Type: Immigration detention centre (Administrative)

Custodial Authority: UK Visas and Immigration

Management: G4S Group (Private For-Profit)

Detains: Families, Accompanied minors, Unaccompanied minors, Immigration Removal Centre (IRC)

Capacity Reported population Conditions complaints?
153
110

2014

YES

2014

United Kingdom

4,270

Estimated detention capacity (2015)

63

Detained children (2018)

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FACILITY NAMES
Tinsley House Immigration Removal Centre (IRC)
Location

Country: United Kingdom

City & Region: Gatwick Airport, Gatwick, West Sussex, Europe

Latitude, Longitude: 51.1586768644, -0.1840209961

Contact Information

Address: Tinsley House IRC Perimeter Road South Gatwick Airport Gatwick West Sussex RH6 0PQ UK Tel: + 44 1293 434800; Fax: + 44 1293 434846


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 1996

Center Status

Status In use

2020

Status Last documented use

2016

Status In use

2015

Status In use

2012
Management

Name G4S Group

Type Private For-Profit

2016

Name G4S Group

Type Private For-Profit

2011
Outsourced services and non-state actors

Provider G4S Group

Service Health care

2016

Provider Tascor

Service Detainee transport

2014

Provider G4S Group

Service Education or training

2014

Provider G4S Group

Service Management

2012

Provider Reliance

Service Detainee transport

2012

Provider West Sussex Primary Care Trust

Service Health care

2012

Provider G4S Group

Service Health care

2012

Provider Saxonbrook

Service Health care

2012

Provider G4S Group

Service Detainee transport

2011

Provider Saxonbrook Medical Centre

Service Health care

2011

Provider G4S Group

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 Families

2016

Name Accompanied minors

2016

Name Unaccompanied minors

2016

Name Adult men

2014

Name Families

2014

Name Adult men

2012

Name Adult women

2012

Name Families

2012

Name Accompanied minors

2012

Name Accompanied minors

2011

Name Families

2011

Name Adult women

2011

Name Adult men

2011
Categories of detainees

Name Asylum seekers (administrative)

2011

Name Undocumented migrants (administrative)

2011

SIZE & POPULATION

Capacity (specialised migration-related facility)

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 153

2016

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 154

2012

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 155

2011

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 116

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

Number 110

2014

Number 111

2012

Number 100

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

2012

CONDITIONS RATINGS

Inadequate conditions

Ventilation

2014

Food provision

2014

Ventilation

2012

Food provision

2012

Medical care

2012

Access to internet

2011

Escorts and Removals

2011

Ventilation

2011

Food provision

2011

CARCERAL INDICATORS

External Security Regime

Secure

2011

STAFF

SEGREGATION

Gender Segregation

Yes

2011
Family Segregation

Yes

2014

CELLS

COMMUNAL SPACE & ACTIVITIES

HEALTH CARE

MONITORING & ACCESS

Monitors & Civil Society Access

Yes

National non-governmental groups

2012

Yes

Bar associations or similar

2012
Family Access

Yes

2012

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