Willmott Dixon have partnered with leading custodial architects Corstorphine + Wright to develop the CODE range of custody suites. Designed in close consultation with the Ministry of Justice and NPEG, CODE’s compliant solution will deliver the following benefits to your project:


  • Collaborative engagement with the force and operational team to develop the brief with our highly experienced team that meets operational needs and specific force requirements
  • Partnered approach with open book decision making
  • Frequent, consistent interface and communication between all parties
  • Early preparation of the Health & Safety file and liaison between the Principal Designer and Contractor to avoid delays at handover stage
  • Preparation and implementation of a planned handover of the completed building
  • Option for NPEG design review to assist with project governance reporting
  • Early identification of available funding and detailed cost planning prior to commitment of client brief
  • Early identification of actualised costs for the expenditure of provisional sums
  • Early identification of site-specific risks and possible mitigation of them
  • Copies of all insurances and warranties provided at the earliest opportunity
  • On-going discussions with Local Planning Authority during initial application and discharge of any conditions following approval
  • Experienced design team and specialist contractors with in-depth knowledge of the MOJ Police Buildings Design Guide
  • Continuity throughout the project of customers’ contacts, designers, and key personnel involved in the project
  • Delivering with key personnel who are nationally recognised as specialists in the bluelight sector
  • Early commitment from designers/contractors that the teams used will meet the security background checks
  • Standardisation of products, suppliers and/or designs (where applicable), utilised to deliver a bespoke solution which fully meets your operational requirements