HMP Glen Parva

Glen Parva Prison

Tel: 0116 228 4100 – Tigers Road, Wigston, Leicester, Leicestershire LE8 4TN

Save Any Inmate At HMP Glen Parva

75% On Their Calls

Prison Phone offers phone tariffs that reduce the costs of calls from Glen Parva 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 Glen Parva is a closed juvenile and young adult offender prison. Situated in Glen Parva, close to Leicester, the prison originally opened in the 1970s as a borstal. Since then, the prison has expanded considerably, and now has a capacity of 808. It has always been used to house young offenders, and currently holds a mix of sentenced, unsentenced and remand inmates. There is an education programme, covering six skills academies. For directions to HMP Glen Parva, simply refer to the map on this page.

Tel: 0116 228 4100

Operational capacity: 808

Tigers Road, Wigston, Leicester, Leicestershire LE8 4TN

Prison Phone have been saving inmates at HMP Glen Parva 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 Glen Parva 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 Glenn Parva prison.

Did you know?

  • The prison was criticised in 2004 for not providing any activities for the inmates. The statistics revealed that prisoners spent only 7 hours a week on average out of their cells.


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  • In 2010, conditions at HMP Glen Parva were once again criticised. The report claimed that the state of the prison was ‘deplorable.’


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  • Famously, in 1997, a prison inspector walked out of HMP Glen Parva, because conditions were so appalling.


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