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The Croft at Barlinnie – new website

Barlinnie Visitors Centre The Croft has a brand new website which can be found at The Croft is located in the Family Services Room within the reception of HMP Barlinnie.  They do not handle booking of visits which should be done by contacting the prison direct.


Smoke-Free Prison Environment

On 30th November 2018, Scottish Prisons are going smoke-free. After this date, tobacco products and smoking paraphernalia will be prohibited items in all Scottish prisons. Currently between 70 and 80 per cent of prisoners smoke, so this will be a significant change. Families Outside is extremely pleased that the SPS will be working with partner […]


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