North Sea Camp Prison Information

North Sea Camp Prison
North Sea Camp Prison, officially known as HMP North Sea Camp, is an open prison located in Freiston, Lincolnshire, England. Managed by Her Majesty's Prison Service, North Sea Camp provides a rehabilitative environment for male offenders. Here is important information about North Sea Camp Prison:

North Sea Camp Prison was established in 1935 as a labor camp for men. Over the years, its purpose evolved, and it is now classified as an open prison. The focus at North Sea Camp is on preparing prisoners for their eventual release by providing opportunities for rehabilitation and resettlement.

North Sea Camp Prison is classified as an open prison, indicating a lower level of security compared to closed or high-security facilities. It operates on the principle of trust and responsibility, allowing prisoners greater freedom of movement within the establishment and the opportunity to engage in community-based activities.

North Sea Camp Prison accommodates adult male offenders who have been assessed as suitable for open conditions. These inmates are typically near the end of their sentences and have demonstrated good behavior and a lower risk of reoffending.

North Sea Camp Prison offers various facilities and services to support the rehabilitation and resettlement of its inmates. These include:
  • Accommodation: The prison provides residential units with shared rooms or dormitories for inmates. The living areas are designed to create a more relaxed and homely atmosphere compared to traditional closed prisons.
  • Work and Education: Inmates at North Sea Camp have access to employment opportunities both within the prison and in the local community. This may include work placements, vocational training, and educational programs to enhance their skills and employability.
  • Rehabilitation Programs: The prison offers a range of rehabilitative programs to address offending behavior, improve social skills, and support personal development. These programs may focus on substance abuse, anger management, education, and employment readiness.
  • Family Contact: North Sea Camp recognizes the importance of maintaining family relationships and encourages regular contact with family members through approved visits, phone calls, and correspondence.
  • Community Integration: The prison promotes community integration by allowing eligible inmates to participate in external work placements, educational courses, and community-based activities under supervision.
  • Resettlement Support: North Sea Camp Prison provides pre-release planning and support to assist inmates in preparing for their eventual release. This may involve assistance with housing, employment, and accessing support services in the community.
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Contact Information
HMP North Sea Camp,
Croppers Lane,
PE22 0QX

Tel: 01205 769 666

Website: HMP North Sea Camp Prison
Booking a visit to North Sea Camp Prison
Visiting Times at North Sea Camp Prison

You can book your visit online:

You will then receive confirmation of your visit via the email you use to register. The online booking system is monitored 24 hours a day.

Alternatively, you can use the telephone to book a visit. This can be done by phoning the booking line on 01205 769 368. The booking line is open on the following days:
  • Monday to Friday: 9:30am to 11:30am and 2:30pm to 3:30pm
  • Saturday and Sunday: 2:30pm to 3:30pm
Visiting times:
  • Wednesday: 1:45pm to 3:45pm
  • Saturday: 1:45pm to 3:45pm
  • Sunday: 9:30am to 11:30am

North Sea Camp Prison Information

There is a visitor car park just before the entrance to the prison and you can report to the gate lodge on arrival.

To plan your journey by public transport, use National Rail Enquiries:

The closest railway station is Boston. The prison provides transport to and from the station, which must be booked at the time of booking your visit.

For all visits to North Sea Prison, visitors are required to bring photographic ID and proof of address (dated within the past 3 months). The only forms of photographic ID that will be accepted are:
  • Valid Passport
  • Valid Photographic
  • Driving Licence (full or provisional)
  • Citizen Card
  • Senior Citizens Bus Pass Travel Card (issued by Scottish Government)
The only forms of proof of address that will be accepted are:
  • Utility bill
  • Council tax bill
  • Benefit book
  • Bank statement
  • other letter from official source

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