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The Youth Centre was built to accommodate 24 young people on remand and 96 longer term young male offenders. It was to have a dual role as a remand institution and training centre for youth. Designed by Struction Group Architects, it opened in 1979 on 30 hectares of land at Linton.

Identification

Object type
Image
Relation
Public Photograph Collection Bg 15
Date
May 6, 1978
Digitisation ID
2008N_Bg15_BUI_1823
Held In
Coolstore

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