East Sutton Park Prison Information

East Sutton Park Prison
East Sutton Park Prison, officially known as HMP East Sutton Park, is a women's open prison located near Maidstone, Kent, England. Managed by Her Majesty's Prison Service, East Sutton Park primarily holds female offenders. Here is important information about East Sutton Park Prison:

East Sutton Park Prison was established in 1946 and is designed to provide a rehabilitative environment for adult female offenders. It serves as an open prison, focusing on preparing women for their eventual release into the community.

East Sutton Park Prison is classified as a Category D open prison. It is designed for individuals who have a low risk of absconding and who can be trusted to live in the community without constant supervision. The prison maintains necessary security measures to ensure the safety of both inmates and staff.

East Sutton Park Prison primarily accommodates adult female offenders. It houses individuals who have been convicted of various offenses and are approaching the end of their sentences. The capacity of East Sutton Park Prison is approximately 92 individuals.

East Sutton Park Prison provides a range of facilities and services to meet the needs of its inmates and support their rehabilitation. These include:
  • Accommodation: The prison consists of residential units with individual rooms or shared accommodation for inmates. The rooms are equipped with basic amenities, including beds, personal storage, and sanitation facilities.
  • Education and Vocational Training: East Sutton Park Prison offers educational programs to help inmates improve their literacy, numeracy, and other skills. Vocational training opportunities are provided to enhance employment prospects upon release.
  • Workshops and Employment: Inmates have access to workshops where they can engage in various activities such as horticulture, catering, and other vocational programs. These activities aim to develop skills and potential employment options within the prison.
  • Healthcare: East Sutton Park Prison has an on-site healthcare unit staffed with medical professionals who offer primary healthcare services to prisoners. Mental health support and substance abuse programs are also available.
  • Family Contact: The prison recognizes the importance of maintaining family relationships and offers opportunities for visits and contact with family members, subject to specific guidelines and regulations.
  • Restorative Justice: East Sutton Park Prison provides opportunities for restorative justice activities, allowing prisoners to address the harm caused by their offenses and engage in dialogue with victims or affected individuals.
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Contact Information
HMP East Sutton Park Prison
Workhouse Rd,
Sutton Valence,
ME17 3DF

Tel: 01622 785000

Website: HMP East Sutton Park Prison
Booking a visit to East Sutton Park Prison
How to book a visit to East Sutton Park Prison?

To get a visit at east sutton park prison, the visit will need to be booked by the women themselves.

East Sutton Park Prison

What are the visiting times at East Sutton Park Prison?

Visits are available at weekends bewteen 13:30 – 15:30. After 4 weeks most women have 2 community visits a month of between 8 to 12 hours with their families. Visitors can be picked up/dropped off at Headcorn station. This is also booked internally.

How to get to East Sutton Park Prison, Directions to East Sutton Park Prison:

East Sutton Park Prison is a country mansion and is in quite a remote location, There is a bus service (no. 12 or 812) from the Maidstone depot at the Chequers Centre, to Sutton Valence, which is a 1 mile walk from the prison. From Headcorn the no. 12 bus operates in the opposite directio

If you are going to get a train to East Sutton Park Prison, The nearest railway stations are Maidstone East and Headcorn, both lines have regular services from both London and the Kent Coast.

If you are going to drive to the prison, Parking available in car park before electric barrier.
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