HMP Low Newton

Low Newton Prison

Tel: 0191 3764000 – Brasside, Durham, County Durham DH1 5YA

Save Any Inmate At HMP Low Newton

75% On Their Calls

Prison Phone offers phone tariffs that reduce the costs of calls from Low Newton 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 Low Newton originally opened in 1965 as a remand centre. It held both male and female inmates until 1998, when extensive refurbishment work commenced. The establishment is now all female, holding both adults and young offenders, and is capable of holding category A prisoners. It is a closed prison and holds a limited number of women serving life sentences. Its capacity is 336. If you’d like information on how to get to HMP Low Newton, please refer to the map on this page.


Tel: 0191 3764000

Operational capacity: 336

Brasside, Durham, County Durham DH1 5YA

Prison Phone have been saving inmates at HMP Low Newton 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 Low Newton 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 Low newton prison

Did you know?

  • In 2006, the prison went through a security upgrade and can now hold category A prisoners.


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  • The prison runs the ‘Primrose Project’, which helps to treat inmates with dangerous and severe personality disorders. It’s the only prison in the UK to have such a facility.

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  • HMP Low Newton’s most famous inmate is Rosemary West.

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