HMP Grampian

Grampian Prison

Tel: 01779 485600 – Craiginches, Grampian Place, Aberdeen AB11 8FN

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Prison Phone offers phone tariffs that reduce the costs of calls from Grampian 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 Grampian is one of Scotland’s newest prisons, and only recently opened in 2014. It was created as a merger of two old prisons, HMP Aberdeen and HMP Peterhead, and was built on the old site of HMP Peterhead. The new prison is capable of holding over 500 inmates and houses both male and female offenders of all ages. If you’d like to visit HMP Grampian and you want directions, please refer to the map on this page.

Tel: 01779 485600

Operational capacity: 500

Craiginches, Grampian Place, Aberdeen AB11 8FN

Prison Phone have been saving inmates at HMP Grampian money on their calls from the prison to any UK mobile phone since it first opened in 2014.

We do this by allocating a dedicated and secure local number to your mobile phone, this means when the inmate at Grampian 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 Grampian prison

Did you know?

HMP Grampian is a male and female YOI and prison in Craiginches, Aberdeen. Opened in 2014 as a merger of HMP Aberdeen and HMP Peterhead, and built on the former site of HMP Peterhead, the prison has capacity to hold 500 inmates.

Clinton Westlake Tritton was arrested in May 2017 after being found in a Tesco store in Aberdeen with a Stanley knife. He was detained on suspicion of shoplifting – found to be untrue – and the knife fell out of his pocket. He claimed the blade was ”blunt”, and that It had been used by his client for a few years to “scrape out a crack pipe”.

Six men were sent to trial in November 2016 after being accused of participating in a riot. They denied conducting a “violent, riotous and tumultuous” manner and forming a ‘mob’ of “evilly disposed persons”.

To view the latest HMIPS inspection report, click here.

Visiting hours are very varied. For information, click here, click the “Visiting the Prison” tab, and click the tab you need on the right side of the page.

  • Robert Macgillivray was found dead in his cell after serving just three years of a sixteen year life sentence for murder.

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  • Opened in 2014, the YOI wing was damaged by a riot just weeks after. There is no timescale for when it will be repaired

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  • The inmates at HMP Grampian have access to a library of books, films, and TV Box Sets including “Game of Thrones” and ”Ted 2”

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  • Prior to its closure, inspectors admitted that HMP Peterhead was one of the worst prisons in the country.

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  • The prison states that its focus is on rehabilitation, not punishment.

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  • A disturbance at the prison, involving 40 inmates, broke out within two months of its opening.

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