Featherstone Prison Information

Featherstone Prison
Featherstone Prison, officially known as HMP Featherstone, is a Category C men's prison located in Featherstone, Staffordshire, England. Managed by Her Majesty's Prison Service, Featherstone Prison primarily holds adult male offenders. Here is important information about Featherstone Prison:

Featherstone Prison was established in 2001 and is designed to securely hold adult male offenders who have been convicted of various offenses. The prison serves as a Category C establishment, which means it accommodates individuals who have a lower level of security risk compared to maximum-security prisons. The primary objectives of Featherstone Prison are to protect the public, reduce reoffending, and support the rehabilitation of prisoners.

Featherstone Prison is classified as a Category C prison. It is designed to hold individuals who have a moderate security risk but may not require the highest level of security measures. The prison maintains necessary security measures to ensure the safety of both inmates and staff.

Featherstone Prison primarily accommodates adult male offenders. It houses individuals who have been remanded in custody, serving short-term sentences, or serving longer sentences for more serious offenses. The capacity of Featherstone Prison is approximately 686 individuals.

Featherstone 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 multiple residential units with individual cells or shared accommodation for inmates. The cells are equipped with basic amenities, including beds, personal storage, and sanitation facilities.
  • Education and Vocational Training: Featherstone 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 woodworking, metalwork, and other vocational programs. These activities aim to develop skills and potential employment options within the prison.
  • Healthcare: Featherstone 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.
  • Sports and Physical Activities: The prison promotes physical fitness and well-being by providing access to sports facilities and organized activities. These activities aim to develop teamwork, discipline, and positive lifestyle choices.
  • 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.
  • Chaplaincy Services: Featherstone Prison has chaplains representing different faiths who offer religious support and guidance to prisoners.
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Contact Information
HMP Featherstone Prison
New Rd,
WV10 7PU

Tel: 01902 703000

Website: HMP Featherstone Prison
Booking a visit to Featherstone Prison
How to book a visit to Featherstone Prison?

You can book a visit online here www.gov.uk/prison-visits alternatively you can send the prison an email visitsbooking.westmidlands@noms.gsi.gov.uk or you can book a visit by calling 0300 060 6502

Featherstone Prison Information

What are the visitng time at HMP Featherstone Prison?
Visits at HMP Featherstone are held
  • Tues – Fri: 14:30 – 16: 30
  • Sat – Sun: 14:00 – 16:00
How to get to Featherstone Prison, Directions to Featherstone Prison:

Getting to featherstone prison, by train, the nearest train station is wolverhampton railway station. If going by bus, bus #872 from Wolverhampton or #70 bus from outside University of Wolverhampton or Community bus service.

Driving to the prison? You will need the A449 northbound from Wolverhampton.
Is there parking at Featherstone Prison? There is a visitors car parking facility at the prison
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