Open meeting in Pentre Maelor over super prison site

Artist impression The jail could be built by 2017 if the plans are agreed

Related Stories

An open meeting to discuss plans for a £250m super prison in Wrexham is due to be held for people living next to the proposed site.

The UK government has chosen the former Firestone site on Wrexham Industrial Estate as its preferred site for a prison holding up to 2,000 inmates.

A Ministry of Justice representative will be present to hear views.

The meeting will take place at Pentre Maelor Community Centre between 19:00 BST and 21:00 BST on Thursday.

Local community councillor, Ray Squire claims there is some local opposition to the prison, which could be built by 2017.

He also claims the local community has not been consulted properly.

More on This Story

Related Stories

The BBC is not responsible for the content of external Internet sites

BBC North East Wales

Weather

Wrexham

7 °C 6 °C

Features & Analysis

Elsewhere on the BBC

Programmes

  • Ladybird - a robot designed to help with farm workClick Watch

    From weed detecting to a robotic dairy - the tech that could help farmers be more efficient

BBC © 2014 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.