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Buy a prison flat – but don’t bring your car.

  • 19 January 2017, 6:55 pm
  • By Claire
  • in Shepton Mallet Prison

Shepton Mallet Prison has been lost to a developer’s viability plan, denying the town of its rightful share of a windfall heritage asset. It came down to a planning committee, with 8 voting for the proposal and 4 against. We now will have a 400 year[...]

Shepton Mallet Prison’s Last Stand

  • 2 January 2017, 10:49 am
  • By Claire
  • in Shepton Mallet Prison

January 2nd 2017 is the deadline for feedback on the latest plans for Shepton Mallet Prison.  The prison was sold in January 2013 in a bid to save £63 million a year in running costs across six prisons.  A timeline of the prison sale has been published[...]