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Prisons · Staffordshire



Average: 102%
The first night cell in Portland prison
  • Certified Normal Accommodation (CNA): 539

  • Population: 443

Brinsford is a Young Offenders Institution and remand centre near Wolverhampton. It sits on the same site as Featherstone and Oakwood prisons.

Read Brinsford’s latest inspection report here.

About this information

Certified Normal Accommodation (CNA) is the prison service’s own measure of how many prisoners can be held in decent and safe accommodation. Any occupancy above CNA means that the prison in question is overcrowded.

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