Bronzefield Prison Information

Bronzefield Prison is a women's prison located in Ashford, Surrey, England. Managed by Her Majesty's Prison Service, Bronzefield is the largest female prison in the United Kingdom. Here is important information about Bronzefield Prison:

Bronzefield Prison was opened in 2004 to address the need for a modern and secure facility for female offenders. It was designed to provide a safe and supportive environment for women who are either on remand (pretrial) or serving custodial sentences.

Bronzefield Prison is classified as a closed Category A and Category B prison. It is equipped with high-security measures to ensure the safety of both inmates and staff. The prison employs advanced technology, including surveillance systems, secure perimeters, and strict access control procedures.

Bronzefield Prison exclusively houses female offenders. It accommodates a diverse population of women, including those who are awaiting trial and those serving sentences for various offenses. The prison can hold approximately 550 individuals.

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Contact Information
HMP Bronzefield Prison
Woodthorpe Road
TW15 3JZ

Tel: 01784 425690

Website: HM Prison Bronzefield
Booking a visit to Bronzefield Prison
How to book a visit at HM Bronzefield Prison.

You can book a visit to Bronzefield by phone on 01784 425749 which is open Monday to Friday 8.30am til 1pm,
If you prefer, You can also book on e-mail, giving the name of the prisoner and the names and ages of the visitors.

There is also a comprehensive list on prohibited items that you cant take in to the visit. You can view this list here.

Bronzefield Prison Information

If you are planning on coming via Train: Ashford (Surrey) is the nearest train station. When you arrive you can either take a ten minute walk or the 117 bus route which stops outside the prison.

If you are walking come out of the railway station and walk straight ahead to the mini roundabout. Turn right into Woodthorpe Road.

Continue straight along Woodthorpe Road, passing the Salvation Army Centre on your left, HMP Bronzefield is approximately a further 400m on your right.

Traveling by car:

HMP Bronzefield is well located near the M3, M4 and the M25. A free visitors car park is located on the right as you come down the driveway off Woodthorpe Road.

Is there parking at Bronzefield Prison?
A Visitors Car Park is available at the prison.

Bus routes:

  • 117 (West Middlesex Hospital, Isleworth, Hounslow, Feltham, Lower Feltham, Ashford and Staines). The 117 stops right outside the prison.
  • 216 (Kingston, Hampton Station, Sunbury Village, Sunbury Cross, Ashford and Staines). The 216 stops in Ashford, from there it is a 15 minute walk.
  • 555 (Heathrow Airport Central Bus Station, Hatton Cross, Heathrow Terminal 4, Stanwell, Ashford Hospital, Ashford, Sunbury, Shepperton, Walton, Hersham and Whiteley Village). The 555 stops in Ashford, from there it is a 15 minute walk.
What do i take to the visit at Bronzefield Prison?

When visiting you will need to bring photo ID with you and proof of your address, such as a utility bill (gas, electricity, water, council tax etc.) or a bank or building society statement. These must be less than three months old.

Accepted forms of photo ID are:
  • Driving licence (photo card)
  • Valid passport
  • Citizenship Card
  • Bus pass
  • Blue Badge with photo
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