Bure Prison Information

HMP Bure, formerly known as HMP Bure Annex, is a Category C prison located in Scottow, Norfolk, England. Managed by Her Majesty's Prison Service, HMP Bure primarily holds adult male offenders. Here is important information about HMP Bure Prison:

HMP Bure was established in 2009 as an annex to the larger HMP Norwich. It became an independent prison in 2017. The prison's purpose is to securely hold individuals convicted of various offenses and support their rehabilitation and reintegration into society.

HMP Bure is classified as a Category C prison. It is designed to hold prisoners with a lower security risk compared to higher-category prisons. While maintaining necessary security measures, the prison focuses on providing programs and support for rehabilitation and reintegration.

HMP Bure primarily accommodates adult male offenders. It holds individuals who have been convicted of various offenses, excluding those requiring maximum-security confinement. The prison can hold approximately 500 individuals.

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Contact Information
HMP Bure Prison
Jaguar Drive,
NR10 5GB

Tel: 01603 326 000

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

You can book a visit to Bure Prison online here. You will need the name and date of birth of the person you are visiting and their prisoner number. Prison booking staff will check what’s available and confirm your visit by email.You can also email to book a visit SocialVisits.Bure@hmps.gsi.gov.uk or call Bure Prison Directly on 01603 326252, lines are open:
  • Tue: 17:00 – 20:00
  • Wed: 17:00 – 20:00
  • Thu: 17:00 – 20:00
  • Fri: 08:30 to 12:30
  • Sat – Sun: 08:30 – 16:30

Bure Prison Information

Directions to Bure Prison:
Traing:If you are getting there by train, nearest train station is Norwich which is about 15 miles away. To get a taxi from the station will cost you about £20 one way!

Is there parking at Bure Prison?
There are parking facilities at the prison, follow the signs upon arrival. Dedicated spaces for disabled persons are also available.

Want to get a Bus to Bure Prison?
The prison is in a rural location, not well served by public transport. There is a limited bus service, call 0871 200 2233
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