HMP Prescoed

Prescoed Prison

Tel: 01291 675000  – 47 Maryport Street, Usk NP15 1XP

Save Any Inmate At HMP Prescoed

75% On Their Calls

Prison Phone offers phone tariffs that reduce the costs of calls from Prescoed 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 Prescoed is an open prison, holding category D convicted adult males. It originally opened as an open borstal in 1939, though changed to an open young offender’s institution in 1988. In 1993 it changed once again, becoming an adult prison. The establishment has a capacity of 230 and is also able to hold young adults and those convicted on sex offences. If you’re visiting HMP Prescoed, please view the map on this page.

Tel: 01291 675000

Operational capacity: 230

47 Maryport Street, Usk NP15 1XP

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

Did you know?

HMP Prescoed is a category D prison in Coed-y-paen, three miles from Usk, Monmouthshire, South Wales. Opened in 1939, the prison has capacity to hold 230 prisoners.

There are ten residential units, all single storey with the exception of one unit. All accomodation is single roo with the exception of the dedicated induction unit which has 10 double occupancy rooms. The hostel, which assists longer term prisoners to prepare for release, consists of two semi-detached houses that accommodate up to eight prisoners.

In August 2006, David Davies, Monmouthshire’s Conservative MP, claimed prisoners were walking out of Prescoed with greater ease then pensioners trying to leave an old people’s home. He stated “People in Usk are asking why they don’t just give the inmates bus passes and tell them to go because they are leaving when they feel like it – there is no security at all.”

To view the latest HMIP inspection report, click here.

Visiting hours are 13:30 – 15:30 on Saturdays and Sundays only.

  • Five inmates went missing from the jail in one week back in December 2007.

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  • Absconder Shaun Lloyd, who evaded police for over a month, was caught in April 2013

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  • A restaurant opened in Cardiff, called Clink Cymru, hires inmates from HMP Prescoed.

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  • HMP Prescoed has a farm with 120 dairy cows and other livestock. Inmates work on the farm and also at the prison’s sawmill.

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  • A 2008 report found that the prison was of a generally good standard, but that staff were not sufficiently well trained.

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  • The prison has a library, IT suites and a gym for inmates to use.

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