HE the Governor and Executive Council, together with members of the Prison Project Board will host a Public Meeting on Monday, 23 April 2018, at 7pm, at the Harford Community Centre to present the proposed site for the new Prison. The preferred site for the new Prison is the Goat Pen area in Bottom Woods, Longwood. The site has been pegged out and members of the public are welcome to view the site at their convenience.

The public, in particular, the residents in the Bottom Woods area are encouraged to attend the meeting.

The layout of the proposed site as well as the Initial Environmental Assessment will be placed in the Foyer of Essex House, Longwood Supermarket and the Public Library for the public to view. Copies of these documents can also be accessed via the SHG website at the following link:

Anyone wishing to make any comment on the proposed site for the new Prison may do so in writing to the Secretary, Prison Project Board, Miss Nicole Plato at the Castle by no later than Monday, 7 May 2018, or via email:

Public consultation was previously held on the proposed Prison sites in November 2017 and you can now access the report from this consultation via the SHG website at the following link: A copy of the report is also available at the Public Library.

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18 April 2018

St Helena Government Communications Hub

Telephone: 22470