HMP Hewell is a multiple security category prison in Redditch, Worcestershire. Opened in 2008, the prison has capacity for 1,278 male inmates. The prison is a merger between category B prison Blakenhurst, category C prison Brockhill, and category D prison Hewell Grange.
On the closed site, there are six house blocks with single & double cells and in-cell sanitation. House blocks 1, 2A spur and 3 predominantly convicted prisoners with a resettlement focus. House block 4 holds prisoners with drug or alcohol issues. House block 5 and 2B spur hold vulnerable prisoners. House block 6 is an induction/first night unit.
In The Grange resettlement site, there is a large three-storey house with dormitory accommodation of varying sizes for standard and enhanced category D male prisoners. There is also a hostel in an annex and a small community hostel in the grounds (Harwood House) for selected applicants.
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Visiting hours are 14:00 – 16:45 Mon-Thu, 14:00 – 16:30 Fridays, 9:30 – 11:30 & 14:30 – 16:30 Sat-Sun on the main site, and 14:00 – 15:30 Tue-Thu, and 13:45 – 15:45 Sat-Sun