Aldington was clearly built for purpose at the cheapest cost possible. The corridors were mean and thin with
little natural light; why waste expense on windows? Various gates and checks added to the claustrophobic
Welcome to Aldington prison.
The toilet, made of stainless steel, and probably vandal resistant, sat alone in a side room. Prisoners could
never be trusted and a window provided staff a view at all times.
When first admitted, prisoners were brought to these rooms. Toilet visits were monitored. Prison regulations
and rules were drummed into them. They were lead down long dark corridors through multitudes of locked
After a medical check up (including dental treatment from this full equipped dentist), a prisoner would be
lead through still dark and winding corridors to the north of the site. It was time to remove their identity.