Tel: 01527 785000 – Hewell Lane, Redditch, Worcestershire B97 6QS
HMP Hewell opened in 2008 and is an adult male local prison, holding mixed-category offenders; including those in remand, those who have been sentenced and those who are recognised as vulnerable. It has a capacity of 1,261 and is located in Redditch in Worcestershire. In addition to the main prison, the grounds also house The Grange, which is a category D open site. This prison was once a manor house, owned by the Earl of Plymouth. If you’re visiting HMP Hewell and want to find out how to get there, please refer to the map on this page.
Tel: 01527 785000
Operational capacity: 1261
Hewell Lane, Redditch, Worcestershire B97 6QS
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Here’s some facts about Hewell Prison
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