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Dovegate Prison

Tel: 01283 829400 – Uttoxeter, Staffordshire ST14 8XR

HMP Dovegate first opened in 2001. Since then, it has been privately managed by Serco and currently has the capacity to hold 1060 prisoners. It is a category B establishment, housing adult male prisoners, and holds those serving a sentence of 4 years or more, with at least 18 months remaining. The education department on the prison offers full and part time courses for up to 126 prisoners. If you’re visiting HMP Dovegate, you can get directions using the map on this page.

Tel: 01283 829400

Operational capacity: 1060 as of February 2013

Uttoxeter, Staffordshire ST14 8XR

The Prison Phone service has been running since 2013 and since that time has helped many of the inmates at Dovegate prison to stay in touch with their friends and family aiding in their rehabilitation.

To find out how Prison Phone are reducing the cost of calls from the HMP Dovegate pay phones to any UK mobile phone just take a look at the short video we have put together.

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Here’s some facts about Dovegate Prison

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.

A prisoner was believed to be describing his stay in prison like a holiday on Facebook

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

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Prison Phone offers phone tariffs that reduce the costs of calls from this 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.

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