East Sutton Park Prison information

East Sutton Park

First opened as a borstal in 1946. It holds both adult and young offender women in open conditions preparing them for resettlement in the community. Amalgamated with Blantyre House in 2007.

Address:

HMP/YOI East Sutton Park
Sutton Valence
Maidstone
Kent
ME17 3DF

Tel: 01622 785000
Fax: 01622 785001

Governor: Robin Eldridge

Operational capacity: 100 as of 27 February 2009

Accommodation: Dormitory conditions. 21 dormitories of varying sizes.

Reception criteria: All risk assessed as suitable for an open resettlement prison.

Regime: Regime includes provision of farms, gardens, catering and training courses, physical education. There is emphasis on resettlement, good community links with 25 women working outside and plans to increase this up to 50.

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