HMP Lindholme

Lindholme Prison

Tel: 01302 524700 – Bawtry Road, Hatfield Woodhouse, Doncaster, South Yorkshire DN7 6EE

Save Any Inmate At HMP Lindholme

75% On Their Calls

Prison Phone offers phone tariffs that reduce the costs of calls from Lindholme 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 Lindholme is a category C prison with a capacity of 1,010. It accepts males over the age of 21 serving sentences of 4 years or over, and is situated approximately 10 miles from the city of Doncaster. The prison is built on the site of a former RAF base, which was purchased from the Ministry of Defence in the 1980s. It opened as a prison in 1985. If you’re planning to visit HMP Lindholme and would like directions, please refer to the map on this page.


Tel: 01302 524700

Operational capacity: 1010

Bawtry Road, Hatfield Woodhouse, Doncaster, South Yorkshire DN7 6EE

Prison Phone have been saving inmates at HMP Lindholme 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 Lindholme 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 Lindholme prison

Did you know?

HMP Lindholme is a category C/D prison in Hatfield, Hertfordshire. Opened in 1985, the prison can hold up to 1,010 male inmates at once.

Accomodation consists of 10 wings (A to G and L wings). There are three large, modern, purpose-built wings (G, J and K). In addition to these, L wing was built as temporary accommodation and contains 30 double cells and currently holds the more vulnerable population. The rest of the accommodation consists of six small units (A to F wings), each containing 64 beds on eight spurs. These buildings were part of the original RAF camp and are sited around the main exercise yard. On A to F wings, prisoners have access to their own rooms, with a room key, and to a communal landing, where there is a refrigerator, television, hot water boiler, shower and toilet.

A brutal attack, filmed on a mobile phone, was carried out, in which a “bully” asks a fellow inmate: “should I break his leg?”. The video was sent to the mother of the victim, who sent it to the Mirror.

To view the latest HMIP inspection report, click here.

Visiting hours are between 14:15 and 16:00 on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays.

  • A 2012 report found that there were significant religious tensions within the prison and that the needs of disabled prisoners were not being addressed.

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  • HMP Lindholme is one of the UK’s most cost-effective prisons.

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  • HMP Lindholme has been put up for tender, and it seemed as though private company Serco would win the contract. However, due to issues arising with Serco’s other government contracts, this is now in doubt.

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