Scottish Prison Service

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The Scottish Prison Service (SPS) has awarded Kier the preconstruction services contract to deliver HMP Glasgow, the new prison that is set to replace Victorian-era HMP Barlinnie in 2026. HMP Glasgow will be a modern facility built on a 54-acre site in Provanmill. SPS intends that it will be designe

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Balfour Beatty has been awarded the contract for the First Stage of the Scottish Prison Service’s (SPS) project for the design and construction of HMP Highland, designed by the design, engineering and project delivery company, BakerHicks.

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Ogilvie Construction has started construction work on new Community Custody Units (CCU) in Dundee and Glasgow for the Scottish Prison Service (SPS). The community-based units are part of a new approach to the management of women in custody in Scotland, with the women who will be living there assesse

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A replacement for Glasgow's Barlinnie Prison is expected by 2025, the Scottish Parliament’s justice committee has heard. Justice secretary Humza Yousaf and Colin McConnell, chief executive at the Scottish Prison Service (SPS), told the committee on Tuesday that a deal to buy the land is &ldquo

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A site close to the Provan gas works in Glasgow is the only place currently being considered for the replacement of Barlinnie Prison, according to the Scottish Prison Service (SPS). A replacement for Scotland’s largest jail, which dates back to the 19th century, is expected to cost up to &poun

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Plans for a women’s custody unit in Dundee have been submitted by the Scottish Prison Service (SPS). If approved, the community custody unit (CCU) will open in late 2020 on Nelson Street in the Hilltown area of the city.

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Multi-disciplinary design and engineering company BakerHicks has started work on the full concept design for the new £70 million HMP Highland in Inverness. The initial designs by BakerHicks, which were used to achieve Planning Permission in Principle, are now being developed by their design team to

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Councillors have given planning permission in principle (PPP) for the new HMP Highland, a state of the art facility that will be the first new prison in the north of Scotland for more than a century. Following positive and significant pre-application discussions with Highland Council, and a pre-appl

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Commercial property specialist Colliers International has prepared and lodged a Planning Permission in Principle (PPP) application for the first new prison in the Highlands of Scotland for more than a century. The new HMP Highland will replace the 112-year-old HMP Inverness Prison, located in the ci

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