HMP Stoke Heath

Stoke Heath Prison

Tel: 01630 636 000 – Stoke Heath, Market Drayton, Shropshire TF9 2JL

Save Any Stoke Heath Inmate

75% On Their Calls

Prison Phone offers phone tariffs that reduce the costs of calls from Stoke Heath 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 & YOI Stoke Heath is a Closed Category C Adult male and Young Adult site, with a small Cat D unit which opened in November 2012. Stoke Heath is a training prison and predominately takes prisoners from the North West and Wales. It also has a small remand function, taking prisons from three part-time courts (Llandrindod Wells, De Maldwyn and Welshpool).

Tel: 01630 636 000

Operational capacity: 766 as of November 2012

Stoke Heath, Market Drayton, Shropshire TF9 2JL

Prison Phone have been saving inmates at HMP Stoke Heath 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 Stoke Heath 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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Here's some facts about Stoke Heath Prison

 Did You Know?

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.

To view the latest HMIP inspection report, click here.

Visiting hours are 14:00 – 16:00 Monday to Thursday and Saturday to Sunday.

  • A woman pleaded guilty of smuggling drugs into Stoke Heath in a packet of crisps in June 2016.

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  • Handcuffs on a prisoner delayed possible use of a defibrillator while he was having a cardiac arrest. The delay lasted nine minutes, and police believed the delay contributed to the death of the inmate.

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  • An inmate attempted to escape with bedsheets tied together in to a rope.

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