HMP Featherstone is a category C closed training prison for male adults. It’s located in Featherstone, near Wolverhampton, and has a capacity of 687. It has a variety of education courses available, including Welfare to Work and Enhanced Thinking Skills programmes. In the past, the prison has courted considerably controversy with regards to drug use amongst inmates.
Inmates at HMP Featherstone hit the headlines again in June 2016 when it was reported that violent inmates had been using illegal mobile phones smuggled into the prison to blackmail another inmates mother demanding payments.
The full story can be seen here:
Prison inmate’s mum being blackmailed from behind bars as violent inmates threaten to maim her son
If you’d like to find out how to get to HMP Featherstone, please view the map on this page.
Tel: 01902 703000
Operational capacity: 687
New Road, Featherstone, Wolverhampton, West Midlands WV10 7PU
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