HMP Rye Hill is a category B men’s prison in Barby, Northamptonshire. Opened in 2001, and located next to HMP Onley, the prison has capacity to hold 625 sex offenders.
The prison consists of wings A-F, each with their respective names. Andrews is the induction unit. Beaumont is the drug and alcohol rehabilitation unit. Carling, Davies, Edwards, Early, Garforth and Hastings hold sentenced prisoners.
Gordon Anglesea, sentenced to twelve years in prison for four counts of indecent assault against two boys between 1982 and 1987, spent his last month in HMP Rye Hill. He died in the prison hospital at about 09:30 on the 5th December 2016. He was sentenced on the 15th November 2016 after one assault on one boy, and three on another.
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Visiting hours are 13:45 – 17:15 Tue-Sun, 18:00 – 19:30 Thursdays, and 09:15 – 11:25 Saturdays.