London Gatwick Airport, Gatwick

Brook House Immigration Removal Centre (IRC)

Status

In use

2020

Type: Immigration detention centre (Administrative)

Custodial Authority: UK Visas and Immigration

Management: Serco (Private For-Profit)

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

Capacity Reported population Conditions complaints?
448
421

2013

YES
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 2009

Year Ceased

Center Status

Status In use

2020

Status Last documented use

2016

Status In use

2015
Management

Name Serco

Type Private For-Profit

2020

Name G4S Group

Type Private For-Profit

2016

Name G4S Group

Type Private For-Profit

2013

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

2013

Provider G4S Group

Service Health care

2013

Provider G4S Group

Service Education or training

2013

Provider G4S Group

Service Management

2013

Provider Reliance

Service Detainee transport

2011

Provider Saxonbrook Medical (Crawley)

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

STATISTICS & DATA

Demographics

Name Adult men

2011

Name Adult men

2010
Categories of detainees

Name Asylum seekers (administrative)

2011

Name Undocumented migrants (administrative)

2011
Capacity (specialised immigration facility)

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 448

2016

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 448

2013

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 426

2011

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 426

2010
Reported Population (day)

Number 421

2013

Number 406

2011

Number 395

2011
Detention Timeframe (long, medium, short)

Length Long-term (more than 20 days)

2011
Overstays

Reported Overstays Yes

2013
Reports of Suicide Attempts

Suicides Reported Yes

2013

CONDITIONS & REGIME

Reports of adequate or inadequate conditions

Adequate or Inadequate? Inadequate

Detention centre conditions Escorts and Removals

2013

Adequate or Inadequate? Inadequate

Detention centre conditions Ventilation

2013

Adequate or Inadequate? Inadequate

Detention centre conditions Showers and toilets

2013

Adequate or Inadequate? Inadequate

Detention centre conditions Hygiene

2013

Adequate or Inadequate? Inadequate

Detention centre conditions Medical care

2013

Adequate or Inadequate? Inadequate

Detention centre conditions Food provision

2013

Adequate or Inadequate? Inadequate

Detention centre conditions Freedom of movement within facility

2013

Adequate or Inadequate? Adequate

Detention centre conditions Recreation

2013

Adequate or Inadequate? Inadequate

Detention centre conditions Outdoor exercise

2013

Adequate or Inadequate? Inadequate

Detention centre conditions Escorts and Removals

2011

Adequate or Inadequate? Adequate

Detention centre conditions Protection from Physical Violence

2011

Adequate or Inadequate? Inadequate

Detention centre conditions Ventilation

2011

Adequate or Inadequate? Inadequate

Detention centre conditions Cell space

2011

Adequate or Inadequate? Inadequate

Detention centre conditions Showers and toilets

2011

Adequate or Inadequate? Adequate

Detention centre conditions Hygiene

2011

Adequate or Inadequate? Inadequate

Detention centre conditions Food provision

2011

Adequate or Inadequate? Adequate

Detention centre conditions Medical care

2011

Adequate or Inadequate? Inadequate

Detention centre conditions Recreation

2011

Adequate or Inadequate? Inadequate

Detention centre conditions Freedom of movement within facility

2011
Security Regime

Security Level Secure

2011
Mistreatment Reports

Mistreatment Complaints Yes

2017

Mistreatment Complaints Yes

2013
Gender Segregation

Gender Segregation Not Applicable

2011
Legal Segregation

Legal Segregation Not Applicable

2011
Family Segregation

Family Segregation Not Applicable

2011
Age Segregation

Age Segregation Not Applicable

2011
Monitors & Civil Society Access

Yes or No Yes

Type of institution National non-governmental groups

2013

Yes or No Yes

Type of institution Bar associations or similar

2013
Family Access

Family Access Yes

2013