HMP Dovegate is a category B privately managed prison which holds up to 1060 male prisoners. Opened in 2001, the prison has managed by Serco since then. It is located in Uttoxeter, Staffordshire.
According to the most recent inspection report, the prison has three living blocks. House block 1 is made up of A – E General wings. House block 2 contains F and J general wings, and G general wing for long-term prisoners , H vulnerable prisoner unit and K cellular confinement and accommodation for prisoners aged 50 and over. House block 3 contains L and P general wings, M integrated drug treatment system (IDTS) wing and N remand prisoners and first night centre.
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Visiting hours are between 1300-1630 (Mon, Tue, Wed, Fri) 1330-1645 (Sat), 0930-1230 & 1330-1645 (Sun) for the main prison. For the rest of the prison, visit www.hmpdovegate.co.uk