HMP Send

Send Prison

Tel: 01483 471000 – Ripley Road , Woking Surrey, GU23 7LJ

Save Any Inmate at HMP Send

75% On Their Calls

Prison Phone offers phone tariffs that reduce the costs of calls from Send 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 Send is a category C training prison, currently holding adult females. The building was originally used as a smallpox isolation hospital and only became a prison in 1962, when it was used as a juvenile detention centre. It wasn’t used to hold adults until 1987; and first held only male inmates, until it became a closed female prison in 1998. The prison has a capacity of 282. If you’d like to visit HMP Send and want to find out directions, please refer to the map on this page.

Tel: 01483 471000

Operational capacity: 282 as of 1st May 2009

Ripley Road , Woking Surrey, GU23 7LJ

Prison Phone have been saving inmates at HMP Send 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 Send 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!

To open an account in less than 3 minutes please use the button below!


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The PrisonPhone service can help you to send in upto 75% less for PINS phone credit!

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Here's some facts on HMP Send

 Did you know?

HMP Send is a closed category women’s prison in the south of Ripley, Surrey. Opened in 1962, the prison has capacity to hold 282 female inmates.

All cells are single occupancy apart from those on D wing, which has 10 double rooms. A wing has 40 cells over two floors, providing the PIPE unit. B wing has 38 cells over two floors and identified as the induction wing. C wing has 40 cells over two floors. D wing: 10 cells, each shared by two women on the 12-step Rehabilitation for Addicted Trust (RAPt) programme E and F wings make up the resettlement unit, accommodating 40 prisoners on each wing. J wing has 64 cells over two floors, with the upper tier of 32 beds dedicated to the therapeutic community.

HMP Send has the highest proportion of life-serving prisoners then any other British female prison.

To view the latest HMIP inspection report, click here.

Visiting hours are 14:00 – 16:00 on Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays.

  • A woman serving a life sentence was discovered hanging in her cell after finding out her lover had been ‘unfaithful’.

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  • Princess Kate visited the prison in September 2015

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  • HMP Send has one of four Clink restaurants in the prison system.

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  • Those in the resettlement programme are allowed to seek voluntary work and join courses outside the prison.

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  • The prison features an Addictive Treatment unit and a Therapeutic Community.

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  • Jane Andrews, a friend of the Duchess of York, is currently serving her sentence at HMP Send. She’s charged with homicide for killing her boyfriend, Thomas Cressman.

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