Lincoln (HM Prison)


Lincoln (HM Prison)

Infobox HM Prison
name = HMP Lincoln



size = 250px
opened = 1872
type = Adult Male/Local
figures = 490 (2006)
location = Lincoln, Lincolnshire
governor = Lynn Saunders
prisonid = 521

HM Prison Lincoln is a male-only prison located in Greetwell Road, Lincoln, Lincolnshire, England.

Architecture

HMP Lincoln opened as a local Prison in 1872 holding remand and convicted prisoners. The original 1869-1872 structures designed by Frederick Peck are now listed buildings and are notable examples of High Victorian gothic design. The prison accommodation has been altered and extended at various times in the twentieth century.

The Establishment is beginning to take on the role of a community prison retaining a higher proportion of convicted prisoners. It is currently undergoing a major refurbishment project.

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Accommodation

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Regime

The regime at Lincoln includes production workshops, laundry, education, and vocational training courses. Offending behaviour courses include PASRO. Special features such as Listeners Scheme and charity workshops are available. There are also community links, for instance, groups that visit the prison gymnasium.

Healthcare

HMP Lincoln has type 3 healthcare centre.

Drugs strategy

Random mandatory drug testing is in operation at HMP Lincoln. There is CCTV in the visits area plus passive drug dogs. Counselling for addiction is currently provided by an outside agency. Voluntary drug testing is available.

Notable detainees

*Jeffrey Archer - 2002
*Eamon De Valera - 1919


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