The new prison just out the road at Addiwell, was opened on the 12th of December last year. Its state of the art, to the point that it was being criticised for all its mod cons (private bathrooms, flat screen TV;s in cells, the cells are also all wired for internet acces):
Well last night the prison ran out of food, and as a result 40 prisoners smashed the place up (did wonder what all the police sirens were about:
Published Date: 09 February 2009
UP TO 40 prisoners were involved in a riot in Scotland's newest prison in West Lothian this week.
The inmates barricaded themselves in and smashed up fixtures and fittings including TVs and other equipment during a three-hour rampage in Addiewell Prison last night.