Project information

Mobile Prison Cell

To provide a fully furnished life size replica Prison Cell that young people can visit and experience in support of our work in schools.

3 months to prepare

Charity information

The No Way Trust (Prison! Me! No-Way!)

The No Way Trust (Prison! Me! No-Way!) logo
  • Need


    To dispel myths and misconceptions of prison life often portrayed through the media, deter young people from a life of crime, stay safe and free from crime.


    By providing a real life experience of a prison cell young people will be more accurately informed about prison life and the impact crime can have on on offenders. This will make them less likely to become involved in crime or anti-social behaviour and work towards leading positive and fulfilling lifestyles

  • Aims

    Aim 1

    To deter young people from a life of crime


    » Contribute towards multi-agency crime and safety awareness days for young people aged between 12 and 15 in secondary schools.

    Through annual evaluations involving 10% of audience particpants

  • Impact


    Reductions in youth crime and instances of anti-social behaviour and post session research of how learning values have been applied and benefited a proportion of young people subsequently


    We work closely with schools and youth agencies to ensure age appropriate learning mechansims are employed within all our learning sesisons. All our volunteers and staff are trained and conversant with child safeguarding procedures and are able to respond appropriately.


    Through our annual internal evaluation available upon request or accessible through our website

  • Budget

    Budget - Project Cost: £30,000

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      Amount Heading Description
      £20,000 Luton Box Van Purchase of new vehicle
      £2,000 Conversion Interior fixtures and fittings
      £4,000 Insurance / Tax 3 years Insurance & Tax
      £4,000 Fuel 3 years Fuel allowance
  • Background


    The mobile replica prison cell will be used in schools and youth agencies throughout England, Scotland and Wales


    150,000 young people over three years. (This figure is based upon current usage of an existing replica mobile priosn cell we have that is reaching the end of its road life)

  • Why Us?

    Why Us?

    Prison! Me! No-Way! recently celebrated 20 years of making a difference and continues to perform strongly despite the challenging economic climate. We have a built a can do reputation, are trusted and respected and deliver a high quality level of service time after time. We have changed young lives for the better and lessons learnt from working with us have been positively applied by young people subsequently in dealing with challenging situations.

    Read more about the Charity running this project.


    Robert Brown

    Bob is an ex-Prison Officer and carpenter by trade involved with Prison! Me! No-Way! for over 15 years. He will be converting the vehicle interior.