Harmondsworth IRC

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Harmondsworth Immigration Removal Centre is located near Heathrow Airport and is the largest such facility in the UK, accommodating 661 single men. We operate the facility on behalf of the UK's Home Office, holding people being detained under immigration powers pending their departure from the country.

The Centre is operated in accordance with the Detention Centre Rules 2001 and Home Office Operating Standards and provides a wide-range of facilities to meet Detainees' needs, including:

  • Accredited education courses
  • Library
  • Cinema
  • Garden
  • ICT Suite
  • Indoor Sports Hall
  • Fitness Suite
  • Five aside Football Pitch
  • Chapel, Mosque, and Multi-Faith Facilities
  • Shop
  • Healthcare
Yvonne Walker - Centre Manager Yvonne Walker - Centre Manager

Management Team:

Yvonne Walker - Centre Manager
Carl Blackford - Head of Operations
Andy Grieve - Head of Security & HSQE
Elizabeth Linden - Head of Facilities
Emma Donaghue - Healthcare Manager