HMP Hull

Hull Prison

Tel: 01482 282200 – Hedon Road, Hull, North Humberside HU9 5LS

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HMP Hull first opened in 1870. It was originally designed to house both males and females, before becoming a male borstal in 1950. In 1986 it was converted once more to an adult male category B establishment. The prison is situated 2 miles outside of Hull’s city centre and has a capacity of 1,044, holding remand, sentenced and convicted inmates. If you’re visiting and would like to find out how to get to HMP Hull, you can get directions using the map on this page.


Tel: 01482 282200

Operational capacity: 1044

Hedon Road, Hull, North Humberside HU9 5LS

Calls from HMP Hull are extremely expensive, a simple ten minute phone call from the PINS payphone system at Hull prison will cost an inmate around £4. With limited spends it is very difficult for inmates to maintain family ties whilst in prison.

Prison Phone a social venture to help aid in the maintenance of family ties help to reduce the cost of the same calls by 75% meaning a ten minute call will only cost the inmate a maximum of £1 from their PINS phone credit.

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Here's some facts about Hull prison.

Did you know?

HMP Hull is a category B prison 2 miles outside of the city center of Hull, East Riding of Yorkshire. Opened in 1870 as a unisex borstal, the prison has capacity to hold 1,044 prisoners.

A wing is a psychologically informed planned environment and contains drug recovery units. B, C and H wings hold sentenced and unsentenced adults and young offenders. D wing is the resettlement wing, F wing holds the Wellbeing center, and G wing is the integrated drug treatment unit and induction center. I and J wings hold vulnerable prisoners and sex offenders.

In December 2016, 15 inmates transferred from Birmingham set alight CCTV cameras and injured a senior officer recently after the HMP Birmingham riots.

Visits for main prisoners are 13:45 – 15:45 Monday, Tuesday and Sunday, and 9:30 – 11:30 Tuesday, Friday and Saturday. For vulnerable prisoners, visits are 9:30 – 11:30 Monday and Sunday, and 13:45 – 15:45 Friday and Saturday.

  • In 1976, over 100 prisoners rioted in HMP Hull, causing damage to two thirds of the building. Repairs cost approximately £3 to £4million.

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  • Famous ex-inmates include Charles Bronson and the boxer Paul Sykes.

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  • HMP Hull was used as a Military Prison in 1939.

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