HMP Full Sutton

Full Sutton Prison

Tel: 01759 475100 – Full Sutton, York YO41 1PS

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Prison Phone offers phone tariffs that reduce the costs of calls from Full Sutton 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 Full Sutton, situated outside York, first opened in 1987; and is a maximum security prison, accepting both category A and category B adult male prisoners. It was purpose-built to hold some of the most dangerous and difficult inmates in the country. The prison does not accept inmates who have less than 12 months on their sentence, or those with a sentence of under 4 years. It has a capacity of 608. If you’d like to find out how to get to HMP Full Sutton, just view the map on this page.

Tel: 01759 475100

Operational capacity: 608 as of 18th October 2006

Full Sutton, York YO41 1PS

Prison Phone have been saving inmates at HMP Full Sutton money on their calls from the prison to any UK mobile phone since 2013.

We do this by allocating a dedicated and secure local number to your mobile phone, this means when the inmate at Full Sutton prison calls the new local number we have provided they will be charged at just the local landline rate (around 10p per minute) rather than the standard mobile rate (which is around 40p per minute).

This in turn helps to stretch the inmates PINS phone credit further and reduces the amount you need to send in for them to top up!

To open an account in less than 3 minutes please use the button below!


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Here's some facts about Full Sutton prison.

Did you know?

HMP Full Sutton is a category A/B prison in Full Sutton, East Riding of Yorkshire. Opened in 1987 as a purpose built high security prison, it has a capacity to hold 626 adult male inmates.

HMP Full Sutton is notorious for the high security prisoners it holds, for example Dennis Nilson, imprisoned for life, and John Cannan, sentenced to a 35 year tariff.

A, E and F wings are general wings. B, C and D wings accommodate vulnerable prisoners. G wing is the first night and induction wing and F wing is developing as a reintegration unit for those leaving the segregation unit.

The Ministry of Justice are planning to build a “super prison” next-door to HMP Full Sutton, holding up to 1000 category C prisoners.

To view the latest inspection report from the HMIP, click here.

Visiting hours are between 14:10 – 16:15 Thursdays, 13:20 – 16:15 Fridays, and 13:45 – 16:15 Saturdays & Sundays.

  • Colin Hatch, who was imprisoned for the murder of a 7 year old, was killed by fellow inmate Damien Fowkes in 2011. Fowkes is famous for also having tried to murder Ian Huntley, the Soham murderer.

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  • The prison came under criticism in 2003, when it was discovered that payments were being made to inmates in exchange for them successfully completing literacy and numeracy courses.

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  • One of HMP Full Sutton’s most famous inmates is Charles Bronson, dubbed the UK’s ‘most violent prisoner.’

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