From Harold Shipman to the Yorkshire Ripper, here are some of the jail’s most infamous inmates past and present.
5. Ian Huntley
The Soham Murders of 10-year-old girls Holly Marie Wells and Jessica Aimee Chapman in August 2002 shocked the nation.The pair had been lured into Huntley's home and murdered before being dumped in of their bodies in an irrigation ditch close to RAF Lakenheath, Suffolk. Huntley was sentenced to two terms of life imprisonment, with the High Court later imposing a minimum term of 40 years.
His girlfriend, Maxine Carr, who had knowingly provided him with a false alibi, was jailed for three-and-a-half years for conspiracy to pervert the course of justice.
6. Levi Bellfield
Levi Bellfield was convicted in February 2008 of the murders of Marsha McDonnell and Amélie Delagrange and attempted murder of Kate Sheedy, and sentenced to life imprisonment.
In June 2011, he was found guilty of the 2002 murder of 13-year-old schoolgirl Milly Dowler.
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7. Charles Bronson
Bronson, who now goes by the name Charles Salvador, is one of Britian's most notorious prisoners.
He was first jailed for an armed robbery in 1974, then again for planning another robbery, before he was jailed for life for violence while in prison.
Over the years he has created a number of paintings to support causes in the North East and has raised thousands of pounds for charity
8. Colin Pitchfork
Colin Pitchfork was the first man convicted of murder on the basis of DNA evidence.
He was jailed for life after killing two schoolgirls in Leicestershire in 1983 and 1986.