Littlehey Prison Information

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

Littlehey Prison was opened in 1988 and operates as a Category C prison. Its primary focus is on the rehabilitation and reintegration of offenders. The prison provides a controlled environment for individuals who have been convicted of offenses requiring secure custody but are considered lower risk compared to Category A or B prisoners.

Littlehey 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.

Littlehey 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.

Littlehey 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: Littlehey 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: Littlehey 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: Littlehey 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 Littlehey Prison
Crow Spinney Ln,
PE28 0SR

Tel: 01480 335000

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

You can also book a social visit by emailing:

Visiting times:
  • Tuesday to Friday: 2pm to 4pm
  • Saturday and Sunday: 9am to 11am and 2pm to 4pm

Littlehey Prison Information

The closest railway stations are St Neots and Huntingdon, which are both around 9 miles from Littlehey.

There is a bus that can be booked from Huntingdon bus and railway stations. This is run by Vectare DRT, their contact number 01157 773 182 or there is a mobile phone app that can be downloaded to book a trip.

The visitors centre can also provide support by assisting to book a taxi between the prison and Huntingdon bus and rail stations.

There is a free visitors car park, including spaces for Blue Badge holders.

To Book A Littlehey 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 Littlehey Prison.
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