In the Media

Broadmoor secures future in £200m rebuilding plan

PUBLISHED November 18, 2005

The bulk of Broadmoor hospital is to be demolished and rebuilt in a £200m programme designed to bring the world-famous Victorian institution into the modern era. The decision by ministers, announced yesterday, puts an end to debate about whether large, high-security units are the right places to treat severely disturbed offenders deemed a risk to the community and to themselves.