HMP Stoke Heath is a category C prison in Stoke Heath, Shropshire. Opened in 1964, the prison has capacity to hold 766 make inmates.
A wing and C wing are residential units. B wing is the clinical management (integrated drug treatment system, IDTS) unit. D wing is the induction unit. E, F and G wings are also residential units (F wing also holds remand inmates). I wing is the progression unit (release on temporary licence, ROTL, designation). Clive unit is a unit outside the prison holding up to 16 category D prisoners.
Inmate Jorden Hart has made three attempts to scale the prison wall, and all three times was foiled by the razor wire on top. He had been jailed for just days before his escape attempts in February 2017 for 69 offences, including assault, public order, burglary, theft, arson, shoplifting, driving with excess alcohol, and driving while disqualified.
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Visiting hours are 14:00 – 16:00 Monday to Thursday and Saturday to Sunday.