Oakington Posts

Address and Contact Details

Oakington Immigration Reception Centre
Oakington Barracks
Nr Cambridge

Phone: 01954 783000
Fax: 01954 789699

Borders Agency Website Link
AVID Website Link

Capacity: 400 men, women and children.
It is a “fast track” reception centre which detains asylum seekers for 7-10 days for initial assessment of cases (essentially automatic refusal) before moving them on to further detention or dispersal.

It was opened in March 2000 and is run by Group 4.

Local Campaigns and Support Groups

The Cambridge Bail Circle provide support for detainees at Oakington.

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