There is no prison for women in London

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By the end of 2015, the prison had begun a rapid process of closure with women immediately being relocated across the remaining prison estate in particular to HMP Bronzefield and HMP Downview.

The closure also appears to have had a knock on impact across the women’s prison estate by causing overcrowding and a great deal of movement for women between prisons in order to accommodate the 500+ Holloway residents.

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