HMP Isle of Wight

Isle of Wight Prison

Tel: 01983 634000– Clissold Rd, Newport, Isle of Wight PO30 5PB

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HMP Isle of Wight is an adult male category B prison. It is actually the result of bringing together three former prisons on the island; HMP Albany, HMP Camp Hill and HMP Parkhurst. The Camp Hill site was decommissioned in 2013, as part of ongoing efforts to modernise the prison and to reduce running costs. It has a capacity of 1,139 and is situated in Newport. If you’d like to find out how to get to HMP Isle of Wight, please look at the map on this page.

Tel: 01983 634000 – Booking a visit: 01983 635459 or 01983 635573

Operational capacity: 1139

Clissold Rd, Newport, Isle of Wight PO30 5PB

Prison Phone have been saving inmates at HMP Isle of Wight 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 Isle of Wight 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 Isle of Wight prison.

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HMP Isle Of Wight is a category B training prison in Newport, Isle Of Wight. Opened as a merger between HMP Albany, HMP Parkhurst and HMP Camp Hill in 2009, the prison had a capacity of 1700, but the closure of Camp Hill reduced the population by 595. The prison now has a capacity of 1,139.

The five original residential units on Albany are identical in design and located off one main corridor. In 2010 a new health care facility opened. House block 15 is currently uninhabited following a fire in January 2015. Albany has no internal sanitation in cells on house blocks 11 to 15, so an electronic night sanitation system is in operation in these units. The remand unit on house block 16 has internal sanitation as does the assisted living unit on house block 17.

Parkhurst comprises of eight residential units, seven of which are Victorian units and the eighth is a small former health care unit. There is also a recently refurbished segregation and reintegration unit in a former special secure unit.

To view the latest HMIP inspection report, click here.

Visiting hours are 14:00-16:00 Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays.

  • The three prisons were combined on the Isle of Wight to attempt to reduce costs.

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  • In 2010, a man dressed as Snoopy entered HMP Albany, in an attempt to free an inmate. The gun he carried was actually a water gun, and he’d also managed to go to the wrong prison. His friend was incarcerated at Camp Hill!

    Isle of wight prison fact 2
  • HMP Parkhurst, which was one of the prisons used to form HMP Isle of Wight, was originally a military hospital. HMP Albany, another of the former prisons, was built on the site of a military barracks.

    Isle of wight prison fact 1


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