Hewell Prison Information

Hewell Prison
Hewell Prison, officially known as HMP Hewell, is a complex of two prisons located in Redditch, Worcestershire, England. Managed by Her Majesty's Prison Service, Hewell Prison consists of two separate prisons: HMP Hewell Grange, a Category D open prison, and HMP Hewell, a closed Category B men's prison. Here is important information about Hewell Prison:

Hewell Prison was established in 2008 and consists of two distinct prisons. HMP Hewell Grange operates as an open prison, while HMP Hewell functions as a closed prison. The complex is designed to accommodate a range of security levels and support the rehabilitation and reintegration of offenders.

Hewell Prison is composed of two separate prisons with different security levels:
  • HMP Hewell Grange: It is classified as a Category D open prison, providing the lowest level of security among prison categories. It focuses on preparing individuals for their eventual release into the community.
  • HMP Hewell: It is a Category B closed prison, offering a higher level of security to house individuals who pose a higher risk of escape or require a more controlled environment.
Hewell Prison accommodates both male and female offenders, each in their respective prison sections:

  • HMP Hewell Grange: It primarily accommodates adult male offenders serving the final stages of their sentence in an open setting.
  • HMP Hewell: It primarily accommodates adult male offenders serving sentences of varying lengths in a closed environment.
Hewell Prison offers various facilities and services to support the rehabilitation and well-being of its inmates. These include:
  • Accommodation: Both HMP Hewell Grange and HMP Hewell provide living units equipped with basic amenities. HMP Hewell Grange offers open living units, while HMP Hewell provides individual cells in a closed setting.
  • Education and Vocational Training: The prison offers educational programs and vocational training opportunities to develop inmates' skills and improve their employability upon release.
  • Work Opportunities: Inmates have access to work placements and employment opportunities within the prison, such as maintenance, cleaning, and kitchen roles.
  • Healthcare: Hewell Prison has an on-site healthcare unit staffed with medical professionals who provide primary healthcare services to prisoners. Mental health support, substance abuse programs, and specialist services are also available.
  • Family Contact: The prison recognizes the importance of maintaining family relationships and supports visits and contact with family members, subject to specific guidelines and regulations.
  • Sports and Physical Activities: Hewell Prison promotes physical fitness and offers access to sports facilities and organized activities to encourage a healthy and active lifestyle.
  • Resettlement Support: The prison provides pre-release planning and support to assist inmates in their transition back into the community. This may include assistance with accommodation, employment, and accessing community-based support services.
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Contact Information
HMP Hewell Prison
Hewell Lane,
B97 6QS

Tel: 01527 785000

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

To book a visit at hewell prison, call 0300 060 6503. The lines for hewell prison open between 9 and 6. Took

Visiting times are as follows:
House blocks 1-6
Mon-Fri: 14:00 – 16:30
Sat & Sun: 09.00 – 11.30 & 14.00 – 16.30

House block 8 (The Grange Resettlement Unit)
Tue- Thu: 14:00 – 15:30
Sat & Sun: 13:45 – 15:45

You can also book a visit via email: visitsbooking.westmidlands@noms.gsi.gov.uk.

If you want to book a visit online you can do so here: www.gov.uk/prison-visits

Hewell Prison Information

How to get to Hewell Prison:

The nearest train station to the prison is Redditch but this station is still 5 miles away. A Community Transport service will operate on Tuesday, Thursday and Friday picking up from Birmingham New Street railway station,

If getting there by car, you need to use the following postcode: B97 6QQ
You can park at the prison
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