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Probation And Bail Hostels

Volume 229: debated on Friday 23 July 1993

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To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he will list (a) the bail hostels and (b) the combined probation and bail hostels in England and Wales at present; how many places there are in each hostel; and how many additional places the Government aims to provide (i) in each of these hostels and (ii) elsewhere by 1995.

There are currently 30 approved bail hostels in England and Wales, as follows:

Bail hostels in England and Wales in 1993
Probation AreaHostelBeds
CheshireBunbury House22
CheshireLinden Bank22
ClevelandSouth Bank24
DevonDudley Centre22
Greater ManchesterChorlton Hostel27
GloucestershireRyecroft16
HampshireDickson House28
HampshireSouthampton22
KentDover Bail18
LancashireBlackburn18
LeicestershireHoward House20

Probation Area

Hostel

Beds

London InnerCanadian Avenue23
London InnerKelley House28
London InnerTulse Hill27
London MiddlesexCorfton Road20
London South WestKew14
MerseysideMerseybank28
North WalesTy Newydd12
NorthumbriaCuthbert House22
NorthumbriaPennywell22
OxfordshireClarks House27
StaffordshireLichfield Road20
West GlamorganEmroch House15
West MidlandsMarshall House22
West MidlandsStonnall Road12
West MidlandsSycamore Lodge32
West MidlandsWelford26
South YorkshireTown Moor25
West YorkshireHowden House27
West YorkshireWalmer Villas18
Beds659
Hostels30

There are currently 84 approved probation/bail hostels in England and Wales as listed below:

Probation/bail hostels in England and Wales 1993

Probation Area

Hostel

Beds

AvonAshley House20
AvonBrigstocke Road29
AvonBridge House15
BedfordshireBedford25
BedfordshireNapier Road23
BerkshireElizabeth Fry20
BerkshireManor Lodge27
BerkshireSt. Leonards23
BerkshireWellesley House18
BuckinghamshireMilton Keynes16
CambridgeshirePeterborough26
CheshireBewsey Street20
ClevelandThe Crescent25
CornwallMeneghy House18
CumbriaBowling Green24
DerbyshireBurdett Lodge25
DevonLawson House20
DorsetBournemouth25
DorsetWeston27
DurhamFir Tree Grange28
East SussexBrighton15
EssexBasildon32
EssexWindyridge30
Greater ManchesterBradshaw27
Greater ManchesterHopwood18
Greater ManchesterAscot House22
Greater ManchesterSt. Josephs29
Greater ManchesterWilton Place29
Greater ManchesterWithington Road37
HampshireThe Grange18
Hereford and WorcesterBraley House23
HertfordshireSt. Albans26
HumbersideQueens Road19
KentFleming House23
KentHollywood Manor30
LancashireHighfield House18
LancashireHoole House24
LeicestershireCharnwood House18
LeicestershireKirk Lodge35
LincolnshireWordsworth House28
London InnerBedford/Shenley30
London InnerCamden House29
London InnerEllison House25
London InnerKPH19
London InnerSt. Edmunds25
London InnerSt. Mungo25
London InnerSt. Vincents24
London InnerWest Park22

Probation Area

Hostel

Beds

London MiddlesexSeafield Lodge14
London North EastWestbourne House40
London South EastBeckenham Road20
MerseysideAdelaide House22
MerseysideCanning House27
MerseysideSouthwood23
North WalesPlas-y-wern12
NorfolkJohn Boag House29
NorthantsBridgewood23
NorthantsStone House24
NorthumbriaOzanam House27
NorthumbriaSt. Christophers22
NottinghamshireAstral Grove15
NottinghamshireSouthwell House16
NottinghamshireTrent House22
OxfordshireAbingdon Road22
South GlamorganMandeville House26
SomersetGlogan House16
StaffordshireWenger House42
SuffolkLightfoot House22
SuffolkThe Cottage18
SurreySt. Catherines19
West MidlandsBilston15
West MidlandsCarpenter House16
West MidlandsCrowley House18
West MidlandsStoke Green22
WarwickshireKenilworth Road18
WarwickshireMclntyre House18
South YorkshireCentre 4536
South YorkshireNorfolk Park49
South YorkshireRookwood37
West YorkshireAlbion Street24
West YorkshireCardigan House23
West YorkshireElm Bank17
West YorkshireRipon House17
West YorkshireSt. Johns House28
Beds1,993
Hostels84

The approved hostel expansion programme aims to provide 1,365 additional places between April 1988 and March 1996. Of these, 914 are already on stream and are included in the tables. The remaining places have been provisionally allocated, but until the appropriate properties or sites are identified the precise numbers cannot be determined.