HMP Kirklevington Grange is a category D men’s prison and young offenders in institution Yarm, North Yorkshire. Opened in 1992, the prison has capacity to hold 283 male inmates.
The prison consists of units A-H, J, L and R. Units A, B, C, G, H, J and R consist of single rooms in the main building situated on both the ground and upper floors. D and E units have 40 single rooms in two modern buildings. K unit also has 40 single rooms. L unit has 60 single rooms with en-suite shower, toilet and sink. It is the newest residential unit, opened in 2008. F unit has double rooms and accommodates 40.
The typical cell in HMP Kirklevington Grange is equipped with a television, radio and an electric fan in the summer. Despite the cells – which the staff prefer to call rooms – being more ‘luxurious’, they are still cramped like higher security cells.
The prison’s aim is to prepare inmates for release. The prisoners are encouraged to maintain and develop links with families and the community.
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Visiting hours are 13:45 – 15:45 on Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays.