Morton Hall Immigration Removal Centre

Morton Hall

IRC Morton Hall is run by the Prison Service, on behalf of the Home Office. The Centre holds those subject to deportation who require secure conditions. It is a national resource holding male adult detainees aged 18 years and over allocated by the Detention Estate Population Management Unit. The Centre provides an active regime that allows detainees access to family contact, legal support and a range of activities. A UK Border Agency team are based at the site providing a link with case workers.



Tel: 01522 666 700
Fax: 01522 666 895

If the concern is a non-urgent matter, the Safeguarding Line is available for answer phone messages to be left. This line is located in the Orderly office and is checked four times a day by the orderly officer. This number is 01522 666885.

If there is an imminent concern of danger, the Concern & Keep Safe Line is available for family and friends to leave a message with a member of staff.  This message will then be passed to the Orderly Officer. This number is 01522 666976.

Centre Manager: Karen Head

Accommodation: Morton Hall has a total of 392 rooms spread across six residential units, and a care and separation Unit (CSU).

The six residential units are: Fry, Windsor, Sharman, Johnson, Torr and Seacole being the induction/ first night centre.

Operational capacity: 392

Her Majesty's Prison & Probation Service


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