HMP High Down is a local category B prison, holding adult males. It’s located in Sutton, in Surrey; and has a capacity of 1,103. The prison opened in 1992, and was constructed on the site of a former mental hospital. Since its opening, the establishment has undergone several extensions, including two new residential blocks, a new gym and an education centre.
High Down prison is one of six prisons in the UK to pilot the new 2016 prison reform plans set out by the government and said to be the biggest shake up since the Victorian times.
Our blog post looks into what this means for the inmates and staff alike at HMP High Down.
If you want to find out how to reach HMP High Down, please view the map on this page.
Tel: 0207 147 6300
Operational capacity: 1103
High Down Lane, Sutton, Surrey SM2 5PJ
The Prison Phone service has been reducing the cost of inmates calls from HMP High Down since 2013. We are the only telecoms provider who has the sole intention of aiding in the rehabilitation process by helping inmates maintain strong family ties.