Rye Hill Prison Information

Rye Hill Prison
Rye Hill Prison, officially known as HMP Rye Hill, is a Category B men's prison located near Rugby in Warwickshire, England. Managed by Her Majesty's Prison and Probation Service, Rye Hill Prison serves as a significant correctional facility within the UK's prison system. Here is important information about Rye Hill Prison:

Rye Hill Prison was opened in 2001 and operates as a Category B facility, accommodating individuals who have been convicted of various offenses requiring secure custody and rehabilitation. It is a privatized prison, managed by G4S.

Rye Hill Prison is classified as a Category B prison, indicating a medium level of security. The prison implements necessary security measures to ensure the safety and security of both staff and inmates.

Rye Hill Prison primarily houses adult male offenders who have been assessed as suitable for Category B conditions. These inmates may have committed a range of offenses and are typically serving medium to long-term sentences. The prison focuses on providing a safe and supportive environment to facilitate their rehabilitation and eventual reintegration into society.

Rye Hill 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: Rye Hill Prison places a strong emphasis on education and vocational training. Inmates have access to a range of educational programs, including basic education, literacy, numeracy, and accredited courses. Vocational training opportunities are also available to develop employable skills and enhance prospects for successful reintegration into society.
  • Work Opportunities: Inmates at Rye Hill Prison have access to various work activities within the prison, such as maintenance, cleaning, kitchen, and other designated roles. These work activities aim to develop skills, instill discipline, and promote a sense of responsibility.
  • Healthcare: Rye Hill 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: Rye Hill 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 Rye Hill,
CV23 8SZ

Tel: 01788 523300

Website: HMP Rye Hill Prison
Booking a visit to Rye Hill Prison
Visiting Times at Rye Hill Prison

At HMP Rye Hill the prisoners book all their family and friends visits on a computer kiosk. They will then notify you of the date and time they have booked (you will not receive a visiting order).

Visiting Times:
Wednesday: 13:30 - 16:45
Thursday: 13:30 - 16:45 / 18:00 - 19:15
Friday: 13:30 - 16:30
Saturday: 09:15 - 11:15 / 13:30 - 16:30
Sunday: 09:15 - 11:15 / 13:30 - 16:30

Rye Hill Prison Information

How to get to Rye Hill Prison:

The nearest railway station is Rugby. There are frequent services from London, Birmingham and the North.

However, transport will need to be arranged between Rugby Railway Station and HMP Rye Hill.

For all visits to Rye Hill 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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