Nottingham Prison Information

Nottingham Prison
Nottingham Prison, officially known as HMP Nottingham, is a Category B men's prison located in Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England. Managed by Her Majesty's Prison and Probation Service, Nottingham Prison provides secure custody and rehabilitation for male offenders. Here is important information about Nottingham Prison:

Nottingham Prison has a history dating back to the 19th century and serves as a significant correctional facility in the region. The prison operates as a Category B facility, accommodating individuals who have been convicted of various offenses requiring secure custody and rehabilitation.

Nottingham Prison is classified as a Category B prison, indicating a medium to high level of security. The prison employs rigorous security measures to ensure the safety of both staff and inmates.

Nottingham Prison exclusively houses adult male offenders who have been assessed as suitable for Category B conditions. These inmates typically serve medium to long-term sentences and may require programs and support to address their offending behavior.

Nottingham Prison offers various facilities and services to support the welfare and rehabilitation of its inmates. These include:
  • Accommodation: The prison provides 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: Nottingham Prison offers a range of educational programs and vocational training opportunities to help inmates develop skills, improve their prospects, and prepare for their eventual release. These programs may include basic education, literacy and numeracy courses, vocational skills training, and accredited qualifications.
  • 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, instill discipline, and provide a sense of responsibility.
  • Healthcare: Nottingham 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 specialized medical care are also available.
  • Family Contact: The prison recognizes the importance of maintaining family relationships and facilitates visits and contact with family members, subject to specific guidelines and regulations.
  • Resettlement Support: Nottingham 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 Nottingham,
Perry Road,

Tel: 0115 962 1400

Website: HMP Nottingham Prison
Booking a visit to Nottingham Prison
Visiting Times at Nottingham Prison

You can book your visit by telephone or email. There is no online booking service available currently.

Visits booking line: 0115 962 8980

Phone line opening times:
  • Monday: 1pm to 4pm
  • Tuesday: 9am to 12pm
  • Wednesday: closed
  • Thursday: 1pm to 4pm
  • Friday: closed
  • Saturday: 9am to 12pm
  • Sunday: closed

Nottingham Prison Information

Visiting times:
  • Monday: 9am to 10:30am and 2pm to 3:30pm
  • Tuesday: 9am to 10:30am and 2pm to 3:30pm
  • Wednesday: 9am to 10:30am and 2pm to 3:30pm
  • Thursday: 9am to 10:30am and 2pm to 3:30pm
  • Friday: closed
  • Saturday: 9am to 10:30am and 2pm to 3:30pm
  • Sunday: 9am to 10:30am and 2pm to 3:30pm
For all visits to Morton Hall, 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
Getting to Nottingham Prison:

The closest railway station is Nottingham which is around 4 miles from Nottingham Prison. From there you can take a bus or taxi.

To plan your journey by public transport:

There is limited parking available onsite for visitors, including spaces at the front entrance for Blue Badge holders.
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