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North Wales prison plans

A new 'super-prison' to hold more than 2,000 inmates could be built in North Wales, the Ministry of Justice has announced.

The announcement comes as the Government begins a feasibility study for upgrading the UK's prisons.

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2,000 inmate prison could be built in North Wales

A new 'super-prison' to hold more than 2,000 inmates could be built in North Wales, the Ministry of Justice has announced.

The announcement comes as the Government begins a feasibility study for upgrading the UK's prisons.

The new prison - which larger than any facility in the UK - is likely to be located in North Wales, the North West or in London.

Four new 'houseblock' prisons will also be built - one of which will be situated at the HMP Parc site in Bridgend.

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