The 21-month contract involves the construction of 43 single-storey buildings. They will house an administration block, five separate prison cells for men, women, delinquent boys, delinquent girls and VIPs and staff accommodation. The complex will house at least 9,000 inmates.

The 21-month contract also entails the construction of a mosque, car park and related infrastructure development works. The consultant is Australia’s Cox Group. The client is Dubai Police.