London Gatwick Airport, Gatwick

Brook House Immigration Removal Centre (IRC)

Status

Last documented use

2016

Type: Administrative (Immigration detention centre)

Authority: Private For-Profit

Detains: Asylum seekers, Undocumented migrants

Capacity

448

2016

Reported Population

421

2013

Inadequate Conditions

Yes

2013

United Kingdom

28,941

Immigration detainees

13,636

Detained asylum seekers

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GENERAL CHARACTERISTICS

Contact Information

Address: Brook House IRC Perimeter Road South London Gatwick Airport Gatwick RH6 0PQ UK Tel: 01293 566500 Tel: 01293 566559 (to arrange visits) Fax: 01293 566590"

Center status

Status Last documented use

2016

Status In use

2015
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

OPERATIONAL CHARACTERISTICS

Management

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
Security Regime

Security Level Secure

2011
Maximum official detention period at facility

Length Long-term (more than 20 days)

2011
Reported overstays at facility

Reported Overstays Yes

2013
Demographics

Name Adult men

2011

Name Adult men

2010
Categories of detainees

Name Asylum seekers (administrative)

2011

Name Undocumented migrants (administrative)

2011
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
Estimated capacity (administrative immigration detention 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 at a specific time

Number 421

2013

Number 406

2011

Number 395

2011
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
Mistreatment complaints

Mistreatment Complaints Yes

2017

Mistreatment Complaints Yes

2013
Access by international organizations, civil society, national institutions

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
Reports of attempted or successful suicides at this facility

Suicides Reported Yes

2013
Armed guards
Estimated average detention period (days)
Capacity reserved for immigration detainees (criminal facility)
Occupancy rate
Total number of detainees (year)
Average daily population
Reported overpopulation
Inspection grade
Specially trained personnel
Consular access
Reported deaths at this facility

BUREAUCRATIC CHARACTERISTICS

Custodial authority

Agency UK Visas and Immigration

Ministry Home Office

Ministry Typology Interior or Home Affairs

2011
Facility owner
Estimated cost per detainee day at facility (in USD)
Estimated annual facility budget (in USD)
Area of authority or operations