Barricades or prevention of access

The number of incidents where where one or more offenders deny access to all or part of a prison to those lawfully empowered to have such access, by use of a physical barrier.

This measure is part of the safety & order section of prisons data. The data source is HM prison and probation service annual digest.

YearBarricades or prevention of access
2018-191,749
2017-181,406
2016-171,320
2015-161,229
2014-15929
2013-14669
2012-13475
2011-12554
2010-11430
2009-10446
2008-09524
2007-08521

2018-19



Notes
  • Data is not always available for, or applicable to, every prison; and the list of prisons will vary year on year due to closures and newly opened establishments.
  • Prison functions (Male Local etc.) refer to the function of the prison in the most recent year shown. The function of a prison may have been different in previous years.
  • A small number of prisons which are listed separately in the above table are physically co-located and cannot be distinguished on the map.
  • The markers on the map are indicative only. For further information on a prison, or for details of a prison's location, please consult the Ministry of Justice prison finder.
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