High secure building design guide: overarching principles - for Ashworth, Broadmoor, Rampton Hospitals

Guidance document outlining high level planning and design principles for high secure hospitals



This guide replaces the Physical Security Requirements document published by the Special Hospitals Service Authority in 1996.

The guide is in two parts - this overarching principles document and a technical design guide with associated drawings. The latter is held on a restricted basis by licensed provider organisations, and will be made available to design consultants under certain controls, which are set out the in the Technical design guide.