Projects Portfolio - Mangaung Maximum Security Prison

Mangaung Maximum Security Prison

Murray & Roberts has secured a leading role in a number of long term projects associated with South Africa's infrastructure investment program.

Client: Department of Correctional Services
Construction: 2 April 2000 - 1 July 2001
Operation: 2001 - 2026

Murray & Roberts successfully concluded the concession agreement for South Africa's first privately operated prison. This world-class contract accommodates 2,928 maximum-security prisoners in the town of Mangaung, Bloemfontein. The Project was to design, finance, construct, operate and hand back to the client after twenty five years. The prison infrastructure was completed in fifteen months, and has successfully operated since commissioning.