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Sudbury Prison

Tel: 01283 584000 – Sudbury, Ashbourne, Derbyshire DE6 5HW

Built as a hospital for the US Air Force for the D-Day landings, it was converted to a prison in 1948.

Most of the original single storey accommodation is still in use but has been converted to double or single rooms.

Tel: 01283 584000

Operational capacity: 581 as of 11th August 2008.

Sudbury, Ashbourne, Derbyshire DE6 5HW

Prison Phone have been saving inmates at HMP Sudbury 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 Sudbury 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 Sudbury Prison

HMP Sudbury is a category D men’s prison in Sudbury, Derbyshire. Opened in 1948, the prison has capacity to hold 581 male inmates.

The wings are a combination of 14 single-storey wartime-style dormitories, partitioned into single and double rooms; four newer single-storey buildings ; and the two-storey mobile temporary unit.

It was found that the deputy governor was being transported to work by inmates driving the prison van. Deputy Governor Chiarina Remono allows an inmate to drop her off at Uttoxeter train station of Fridays and collect her on Sundays. In 2007, it was revealed 40 prisoners had absconded from the prison, yet the 5.1 mile to and from the prison is still allowed twice a week.

To view the latest HMIP inspection report, click here.

Visiting hours are 14:00 – 16:00 Wednesdays and Thursdays, 13:45 – 15:45 Saturdays and Sundays, and 09:45 – 11:45 Sundays.

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Prison Phone offers phone tariffs that reduce the costs of calls from this prison by up to 75%! This enables prisoners to get the support and love that they are missing from home, while reducing costs for the inmate. Find out more below.

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