HMP Cookham Wood

Cookham Wood Prison

Tel: 01634 202 500 – Sir Evelyn Road, Rochester ME1 3LU

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Prison Phone offers phone tariffs that reduce the costs of calls from Cookham Wood prison by up to 75%! This enables prisoners to get the support and love that they are missing from home, while reducing costs for the inmate. Find out more below.

HMP Cookham Wood was originally built as a prison for young men in the 1970s. Since then, it’s been briefly used to incarcerate female juvenile offenders between the ages of 12 and 14, before returning to its original function as a prison for young male offenders. It currently accepts both remand and convicted young people, but does not take those with serious mental health problems or those on a detox programme. The prison is situated in Rochester in Kent and has a capacity of 131. If you’d like to get directions to HMP Cookham Wood, please refer to the map on this page.

Tel: 01634 202 500

Operational capacity: 131

Sir Evelyn Road, Rochester ME1 3LU

The Prison Phone service has been running since 2013 and since that time has helped many of the inmates at Cookham Wood prison to stay in touch with their friends and family aiding in their rehabilitation.

To find out how Prison Phone are reducing the cost of calls from the HMP Cookham Wood pay phones to any UK mobile phone just take a look at the short video we have put together.

If you know an inmate and want them to be able to call you at a greatly reduced rate then just click the SIGN UP TODAY button below.

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Here's some facts about Cookham wood prison.

Did you know?

  • 30 weapons were found during a "lockdown" search in 2014

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  • There was a teenager who was held in solitary confinement for 23-and-a-half hours a day

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  • Judy Carne and Sandra Gregory spent time here while the prison was for females

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  • HMP Cookham Wood went under extensive refurbishment in order to accommodate female juvenile offenders in 1998. This led to the media branding it ‘Britain’s most controversial jail’.

     

     

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  • The prison accepts male inmates between the ages of 15 and 18.

     

     

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  • HMP Cookham Wood’s most famous ex-inmate is Myra Hindley

     

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