Altcourse Prison information

Altcourse

HMP Altcourse was the first designed, constructed, managed and financed private prison in the UK.

The prison opened on 1st December 1997, and is a category B local prison for young offenders and adult male prisoners.

HMP Altcourse is run by G4S.

Address:

Higher Lane
Fazakerley
Liverpool
L9 7LH

Tel: 0151 522 2000

Fax: 0151 522 2121

Director: Bob McColm

Controller: Julie Hartless-Jones

Operational Capacity: 1033 from April 2013

Accommodation:

Healthcare, 6x accommodation units, 3 x Vocational Training residential units

Reception Criteria: HMP Altcourse is a Category B local prison receiving prisoners from the courts in Merseyside, Cheshire and North Wales. The prison accepts young offenders and adult male prisoners who are both sentenced and remanded by the courts.

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