Lindholme Prison Information

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

Lindholme Prison was established in 1985 and serves as a Category C prison. It houses individuals who have been convicted of offenses requiring a controlled and secure environment, but who are considered lower risk compared to Category A or B prisoners. The prison's primary focus is on the rehabilitation and reintegration of offenders.

Lindholme Prison is classified as a Category C prison, indicating a lower level of security compared to maximum-security facilities. However, the prison still implements necessary measures to ensure the safety and security of both staff and inmates.

Lindholme Prison primarily accommodates adult male offenders. It has a capacity to house approximately 1,200 individuals, including both remand prisoners and convicted prisoners serving sentences of varying lengths.

Lindholme Prison offers 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: Lindholme Prison provides educational programs to help inmates improve their literacy, numeracy, and other skills. Vocational training opportunities are also offered to enhance employment prospects upon release.
  • Work Opportunities: Inmates have access to work opportunities within the prison, such as maintenance, cleaning, kitchen, and other designated roles. These work activities aim to develop skills, a sense of responsibility, and a work ethic.
  • Healthcare: Lindholme 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: Lindholme 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 Lindholme Prison
Bawtry Rd,
Hatfield Woodhouse,

Tel: 01302 524700

Website: HMP Lindholme Prison
Booking a visit to Lindholme Prison
You can book your visit online.

You can book your visit by telephone.

Booking line: 01302 524 980 The booking line is open:

Monday: 1:30pm to 4pm
Tuesday: 8:30am to 11am
Thursday: 1:30pm to 4pm
Friday: 8:30am to 11am Find out about call charges

Visiting times:

Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday: 2:15pm to 4:15pm

Lindholme Prison Information

How to get to Lindholme Prison – Lindholme Prison Directions

To get to Lincoln Prison by Train: The closest railway station is Doncaster and you can get a bus or taxi from there.

To Book A Lindholme Prison Visit You Must:
  • Be on the prisoners visits list
  • Book your visit in advance
  • Have the required ID when you visit
  • At least one visitor must be over 18
  • There may be a limit to the number of visits a person can have. You can check this with Lindholme.
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