Prison for sale

The suggestion that prisoners be housed in containers has got a lot of attention, to which debate Not PC and Stephen Franks add  some facts.

Meanwhile the now disused Dunedin Prison is up for sale and the ODT is running a poll on options for what it might be used for: a boutique hotel, backpackers, exhibition space, museum or bar.

I think it would be easy to market it as a backpackers. Young travellers would take a lot of delight in sending postcards home saying they’d spent a night in gaol.

2 Responses to Prison for sale

  1. Kismet says:

    The one in Napier has the backpackers lining up to see if there are any ghosts.

  2. Oliver says:

    The old prison in Ljubljana (capital of Slovenia), has been converted to a backpackers. Pretty cool backpackers but they have no competition.

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