Haverigg Prison Information

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

Haverigg Prison was opened in 1967 and operates as a Category C prison. It serves as a closed establishment, housing individuals who have been convicted of a wide range of offenses and require a controlled environment.

Haverigg Prison is classified as a Category C prison, indicating that it provides a moderate level of security. The prison implements measures to prevent escape and maintain order within the facility.

Haverigg Prison primarily accommodates adult male offenders. It has a capacity to house approximately 636 individuals, including both remand prisoners and convicted prisoners serving longer sentences.

Haverigg Prison provides various 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: Haverigg Prison offers educational programs to help inmates improve their literacy, numeracy, and other skills. Vocational training opportunities are also provided to enhance employment prospects upon release.
  • Work Opportunities: Inmates have access to work opportunities within the prison, such as maintenance, laundry, kitchen, and other designated roles. These work activities aim to develop skills, a sense of responsibility, and a work ethic.
  • Healthcare: Haverigg Prison has an on-site healthcare unit staffed with medical professionals who offer primary healthcare services to prisoners. Mental health support, substance abuse programs, and specialist services 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 promote positive lifestyle choices and encourage teamwork.
  • Family Contact: Haverigg Prison recognizes the importance of maintaining family relationships and supports visits and contact with family members, subject to specific guidelines and regulations.
  • Resettlement Support: The prison offers pre-release planning and support to help inmates prepare for their eventual release. This may include assistance with accommodation, employment, and access to community-based support services.
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Contact Information
HMP Haverigg Prison
North Lane,
LA18 4NA

Tel: 01229 713000

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

The visits are held daily between 1:45 and 3:45.

To be able to book a visit you need to call 01229 713 016.

This line is open from 13:00 – 16:00, Monday to Friday.

You can also book online at www.gov.uk/prison-visits.

Haverigg Prison Information

Directions to Haverigg Prison?

The nearest train station is Haverigg station and around 3 miles away from the prison. You can get a taxi from there or use the number 15 bus.

If coming by car, M6 J36. There is ample parking on site.
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