HMP Acklington

Acklington Prison

Tel: 01670 762300Morpeth, Northumberland, NE65 9XG

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HMP Acklington has now been merged with HMP Castington to form HMP Northumberland. Originally, the two prisons were only a few hundred metres away from one another, and now, a fence links the two sites. However, if you’re visiting an inmate, there’s only one gate and reception that you’ll need to go through. HMP Northumberland is a male adult category C prison, capable of holding up to 1,348 inmates. It’s a privately run prison, and is managed by Sodexo. If you’re looking for information on directions to HMP Northumberland, here’s a helpful map.

Tel: 01670 762300 – Visits Booking Line: 01670 383170

Operational capacity: 1348

Morpeth, Northumberland, NE65 9XG

 

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Here's Some facts about Acklington Prison

Did you know?

  • Before the merge of HMP Acklington and HMP Castingdon, the two prisons were only a few hundred meters apart.

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  • Sodexo took management for the prison in 2013

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  • In 1990, two inmates famously hijacked a milk float, using it to escape security.

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