Category Archives: Reclaim Holloway

Holloway prison is closed – what will we build in its place? SAT 12 NOV 2016

Join us at 5pm on Saturday 12 November at Holloway prison for a FLASH DEMO. Local people, campaigners and ex-prisoners are coming together to fight for the Holloway site to be used for the collective good, local need and the needs of … Continue reading

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Reclaim Holloway

Holloway women’s prison in North London has closed and agents Bilfinger GVA have been appointed to advise the government on the sale of the land. Despite promises from government that improving prison conditions was a priority, the women of Holloway … Continue reading

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Reclaim Holloway

The Reclaim Justice Network, in partnership with Women in Prison have launched a new Reclaim Holloway website and petition. Holloway prison is due to be closed this summer and the land will likely be sold to property developers to build … Continue reading

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Reclaim Justice Network calls for homes, not prisons

On Saturday, 14 May, the Reclaim Justice Network and Islington Kill the Housing Bill organised a march to Holloway prison. The demonstration, attended by around 80 activists, was supported by the local MP and leader of the Labour party, Jeremy … Continue reading

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Social housing and criminal justice activists to march on Holloway prison site

STATEMENT FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Social housing and criminal justice campaigners will march on 14 May 2016 (1) in Islington to demand 50% ‘genuinely affordable’ council housing and community services on the 10-acre HMP Holloway prison site. HMP Holloway women’s prison … Continue reading

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#ReclaimHolloway: March with us on 14 May

March to Holloway prison to demand council housing and facilities for local community services be built there when it is demolished.

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Reclaim Holloway: the fallacies of a ‘prison building revolution’

The government’s ‘prison building revolution’ will benefit neither vulnerable women nor Londoners When the closure of the largest female prison in Europe was announced, it was greeted with hope. Why wouldn’t the many organisations that knew the realities of female … Continue reading

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