Galliford Try lands £95m HMP Rye Hill contract


Galliford Try has been appointed to deliver a new custodial facility at HMP Rye Hill. 

HMP Rye Hill entrance
Credit: Ian Rob/Onley-HMP Rye Hill (WikiCommons)
by Rory ButlerJanuary 5, 2023

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The firm secured the contract from the Ministry of Justice (MoJ), valued at £95 million. 

HMP Rye Hill is a privately run Cat B prison in the village of Willoughby, near Rugby in Warwickshire. 

It was built by Carillion in 2001 and is managed by Onley Prison Services Limited and operated by G4S Care & Justice Services Limited, on behalf of the MoJ. 

The new custodial facility will increase capacity from 462 to 1,126.  

Galliford Try chief executive, Bill Hocking said the custodial sector ‘remains an important part of the firm’s sustainable growth strategy’. 

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