The capital's prisons that 'should close'

Six of London's prisons are outdated and no longer fit for purpose, according to a new think-tank report. They are:

  • Brixton
  • Feltham
  • Holloway
  • Pentonville
  • Wandsworth
  • Wormwood Scrubs


Pull down our prisons

More than 30 "run-down and poorly-located" jails should be shut and replaced with super-prisons holding up to 3,000 inmates, a former prison governor and deputy director at the Ministry of Justice (MoJ) has said.