Government, Public Buildings

Lindsay Correctional Facility

Lindsay, Canada

This $80M correctional facility is a 1230-bed maximum security institution providing remand and correctional detention for both male and female inmates.  The 390,000 s.f., two-storey facility consists of 13 individual buildings linked together by a corridor linking system.  The complex contains octagon shaped male housing with six Day Rooms each containing eight double cells on the lower level and eight double cells on the mezzanine level.  Each unit has a central Sally Port, which houses the security guard and is tied into the central security system.  The self-contained housing units and Day Rooms have all the required amenities including fixed tables and chairs for eating and dining. (in jv with Parkin Architects Ltd.)


Ontario Realty Corporation (ORC)
Ministry of Correctional Services


390,000 s.f.
2 Storey Facility


Maximum Security Institution
1230 Beds Capacity
Two-storey Facility
13 Individual Buildings
Male Housing Units
Female Housing Units
Medical Wing
Administration Building
Warehouse Building
Butler Warehouse Building