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Prisons · Kent

Cookham Wood


Average: 108%
  • Certified Normal Accommodation (CNA): 138

  • Population: 25

Cookham Wood is a male juveniles’ and Young Offenders Institution near Rochester in Kent. Having previously held women and girls, since 2008 it now holds males between the ages of 15 and 18.

Read Cookham Wood’s latest inspection report here.

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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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