Life inside ‘The Glasshouse’ – Britain’s only military prison Read

With its high fences, tight security and military regime, it looks and sounds very much like a prison. The Ministry of Defence insists that it is not. Officially, it is known as the “Military Corrective Training Centre” and it’s where all those found guilty of breaking military law are sent. Read more: 18 Navy slang phrases people say and where they actually came from Military prisons were first established in 1844. All would become know as “The Glasshouse” after the military prison at Aldershot, which had a glazed roof.