Galliford Try has won a £35m job to build the second phase of a young offenders prison in Bridgend, South Wales

The firm said it had been appointed by Bridgend Custodial Service, G4S and the Minsitry of Justice, to build the second phase of the HM Prison & Young Offenders’ Institution Parc. 

The job involves the construction of a new house block containing 216 cells that will accommodate 387 prisoners.

In addition a new two storey industrial workshop and education building will be built along with a visitor centre and gatehouse.

A new 350 space car park, extended perimeter walls and security fencing will also be created.