Tel: 01772 444550 – 2 Ribbleton Lane, Preston, Lancashire PR1 5AB
HMP Preston is located in the city itself and was originally built in the Victorian era, on a site occupied since the late 1700s. It’s a category B local prison, accepting young adults and adult males alike from the courts serving Lancashire and Cumbria. The establishment has a capacity of 750 and first became a local prison in 1990. If you plan to visit HMP Preston and want to find out how to get there, simply refer to the map on this page.
Tel: 01772 444550
Operational capacity: 750
2 Ribbleton Lane, Preston, Lancashire PR1 5AB
Prison Phone have been saving inmates at HMP Preston money on their calls from the prison to any UK mobile phone since 2013.
We do this by allocating a dedicated and secure local number to your mobile phone, this means when the inmate at Preston prison calls the new local number we have provided they will be charged at just the local landline rate (around 10p per minute) rather than the standard mobile rate (which is around 40p per minute).
This in turn helps to stretch the inmates PINS phone credit further and reduces the amount you need to send in for them to top up!
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Here’s some facts about Preston Prison
HMP Preston is a category B men’s prison in Preston, Lancashire. There has been a prison on the site since 1790. The current building has capacity to hold 750 men.
The prison consists of wings A-D, F & G. A1 is the separation and care unit. A2 is the first night centre/substance misuse and stabilisation unit. A3, 4 & 5 hold the general population. B – vulnerable prisoner unit. C1 us the induction unit and first night centre. C2 the resettlement unit. C3 & 4 hold general population, as does D wing. F is the risk-assessed workers’ unit accommodating prison orderlies. G wing is the substance misuse recovery unit.
A prison worker, John Burch, was arrested in June 2016 for couriering prohibited items – like drugs, alcohol and mobile phones into HMP Preston.
To view the latest HMIP inspection report, click here.
Visiting hours are 14:00 – 16:00 Monday to Sunday.