Last edited 24 Dec 2017

Secure residential institution

According to the use classes set out in The Town and Country Planning (Use Classes) Order 1987 (as amended), secure residential institutions might include:

  • Prisons.
  • Young offenders institutions.
  • Detention centres.
  • Secure training centres.
  • Custody centres.
  • Short-term holding centres.
  • Secure hospitals.
  • Secure local authority accommodation.
  • Military barracks.

This is as opposed to residential institutions, which can include; residential care homes, hospitals, nursing homes, residential schools, colleges, training centres.

Or non-residential institutions, which can include: clinics, health centres, crèches, day nurseries, day centres, schools, art galleries (other than for sale or hire), museums, libraries, halls, places of worship, church halls, law courts and non-residential education and training centres.

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