HMP Holloway closed it’s doors in July 2016 and the site is due to be used for housing. Previously holding adult and young offending females, the London prison had a capacity of 501. The prison originally held both men and women, but was converted to an all-female establishment in 1902. It has courted controversy over the years, especially after official reports found it to be unsafe, with self-harm, theft and bullying rife amongst inmates. Holloway prison has a fascinating history that begins when the prison was opened over 160 years ago, We have written a post on HMP Holloway which you can view by clicking the following link.
UK Prison History Uncovered: HMP Holloway
If you want to visit HMP Holloway, please refer to the map for directions.
Tel: 020 7979 4400
Operational capacity: 501
Parkhurst Road, London N7 0NU
Our secure telecoms service can help to reduce the cost of a call from HMP Holloway to your mobile phone, The service we provide can aid in prisoner rehabilitation by making maintaining family ties more affordable.