HMP Ranby is a category C men’s prison in Ranby, Nottinghamshire. Opened in 1972, the prison has capacity to hold 1,038 male inmates.
The prison consists of house blocks 1-7. House block 1 is the induction wing with single and double cells. House block 2 North is a general wing and South is a drug treatment wing. House block 3 is a general wing. House block 4 consists of 30 double occupancy cells with integral sanitation and showers. House block 5 consists of single cells, and houses 192 prisoners who are lower risk, older, disabled and night shift working prisoners. House blocks 6 and 7 have single and double cells with integral sanitation, holding 60 prisoners each. House block 7 has facilities for older prisoners.
In 2014, a riot, in which 60 inmates participated in, broke out, and a fire was started at HMP Ranby. The riot started at 12:30, and continued up to 20:00. The fire was quickly put under control by fifteen fully-equipped firefighters.
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Visiting hours are 14:00 – 16:00 Mondays, Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays, and 09:00 – 11:00 Saturdays and Sundays.