HMP Rye Hill

Rye Hill Prison

Tel: 01788 523 300 – Langford Lane, Kidlington, Oxfordshire OX5 1RE

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Prison Phone offers phone tariffs that reduce the costs of calls from Rye Hill 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.

HMP Rye Hill is a category B training prison located near Rugby in Northamptonshire. It originally opened in 2001 and is a purpose-built prison, which was both constructed and is still operated by the private company, G4S. The prison only accepts prisoners who are serving a sentence of 4 years or over, and has a capacity of 625. If you’d like directions to HMP Rye Hill then please refer to the map on this page.

Tel: 01788 523 300

Operational capacity: 625

Langford Lane, Kidlington, Oxfordshire OX5 1RE

Prison Phone have been saving inmates at HMP Rye Hill 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 Rye Hill 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 Rye hill prison

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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.

To view the latest HMIP inspection report, click here.

Visiting hours are 13:45 – 17:15 Tue-Sun, 18:00 – 19:30 Thursdays, and 09:15 – 11:25 Saturdays.

  • Convicted murderer David Baxendale released just a year after being transferred back to the UK for stabbing an acquaintance 14 times.

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  • Michael Bailey was found hanged in the segregation unit after showing signs of ‘increasingly “strange” behaviour in the days leading up to his death.

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  • Guards drove six miles to the local fish & chips take-away  to pick up three £4.75 meals for inmates, one who threatened to harm himself if he didn’t get one.

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  • In 2013, a riot involving 60 prisoners broke out. However, the incident was peacefully resolved.

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  • The prison came under criticism in 2013 when it was discovered that prison guards were sent on 6 mile round trips to collect take-away meals for inmates who didn’t like the food on offer in the prison.

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  • HMP Rye Hill’s most notable inmate is Ian Watkins, ex-lead singer of Lostprophets.

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