HMP Shrewsbury emptied ahead of closure

Shrewsbury prison is being emptied ahead of its closure at the end of the month. The last inmates were transferred to other prisons on 27 February. HMP Shrewsbury, also known as the Dana, is one of seven prisons which are due to close as part of a reorganisation by the Ministry of Justice (MoJ) designed to cut costs. Items including medical and office equipment are being taken to Stoke Heath Young Offenders Institution.