HMP Garth

Garth Prison

Tel: 01772 443 300 – Ulnes Walton Lane, Leyland, Lancashire PR26 8NE

Save Any Inmate At HMP Garth

75% On Their Calls

Prison Phone offers phone tariffs that reduce the costs of calls from Garth 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 Garth is a category B training prison, which accepts inmates serving a sentence of 4 years or more. It has a capacity of 847 and is situated in Ulnes Walton, near Preston. The prison claims to offer a number of educational opportunities for inmates, including courses in woodwork, industrial cleaning and motor mechanics. If you’d like directions to HMP Garth, please refer to the map on this page.

Tel: 01772 443 300

Operational capacity: 847

Ulnes Walton Lane, Leyland, Lancashire PR26 8NE (Sat Navs use PR26 8LW)

Prison Phone have been saving inmates at HMP Garth 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 Garth 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!

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Here's some facts about Garth Prison.

Did you know?

HMP Garth is a category B prison in Ulnes Walton, Lancashire. Opened in 1988, the prison has capacity to hold 848 adult men.

A, B, C and D wings are the original wings and are built to the same design: three landings and spurs. On B wing, landings 2 and 3 hold prisoners who are separated from the main population, on the residential support unit. The Beacon unit, a personality disorder treatment unit, is on B1. E wing provides accommodation on two spurs, with spaces for 118 prisoners: 44 in the substance misuse therapy community and 74 places on the general wing. F and G wings provide a total of 179 cells, with an operational capacity of 194, and are used to hold sex offenders.

An annual HMIP report stated that 350 litres of homemade alcohol and £40 000 street worth of drugs were found.

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

Visiting hours are between 14:00 – 16:00 Wed-Sun.

  • In 2004, HMP Garth courted controversy, when a female chaplain was accused of having an affair with a prisoner.


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  • Inmates put out a contract on a police dog called Scooby in 1998. The reason? Scooby had a great track record of sniffing out illegal drugs in the prison!


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  • HMP Garth was praised as being an ‘essentially safe, respectful prison’ in a report in 2007. However, the same report highlighted issues with overcrowding and racism.


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