HMYOI Cookham Wood

Client: Ministry of Justice (MOJ) 

Contractor: Interserve 

Status: Completed 

Awards Won: Constructing Excellence in London and South East Awards 2014 – BIM Project of the Year  



HMYOI Cookham Wood is a key Custodial Establishment in the South East of England providing prison places for convicted young males.

It forms part of the Rochester Cluster of prisons comprising of HMP/YOI Rochester, HMYOI Cookham Wood and the adjoining Medway Secure Training Centre. The proposals at HMYOI Cookham Wood are as follows:

New 179 Cell Houseblock:

– To provide a new robust and secure 179 place cranked Houseblock located adjacent to the All Weather Football Pitch at the southern end of the site as indicated upon the enclosed models and drawings.

-Included in the 179 accommodation is one number fully DDA compliant Cell with en-suite shower room, to be built under wet room requirements. Access to the Houseblock will be DDA compliant.

New Education Building:

– To provide a new robust and secure two storey building located to the east of the site of the new accommodation block, with new anti-dash fencing around the unit.

Zonal Fencing:

– To provide secure new or altered perimeter and internal zonal fencing around the new Houseblock and Education Building with some special conditions may be required in and around the Southern Water Main and easement zone.