HMP Swansea

Swansea Prison

Tel: 01792 485300 – 200 Oystermouth Road Swansea West Glamorgan SA1 3SR

Save Any Inmate At HMP Swansea

75% On Their Calls

Prison Phone offers phone tariffs that reduce the costs of calls from Swansea 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 Swansea, which is often called Cox’s Farm by locals (after an ex-governor), is a category B / C local prison, which has a capacity of 445. It first opened in 1861, when it held both men and women inmates, until 1922 when it became male only. These days, it holds both adult and young adult men, and has a capacity of 445. If you’d like to visit HMP Swansea, please refer to the map on this page for details on how to get there.

Tel: 01792 485300

Operational capacity: 445

200 Oystermouth Road Swansea West Glamorgan SA1 3SR

Prison Phone have been saving inmates at HMP Swansea 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 Swansea 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 Swansea prison

Did you know?

  • Rex Harvey Jones and Robert Mackintosh, both 21 years old, were executed simultaneously in 1949, though they had committed unrelated crimes. Simultaneous executions were very rare and this practice ended officially in 1952.

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  • In 2002, a report revealed that the prison was the most overcrowded in Wales. This is a problem that still continues to this day.

    Swansea prison fact 2
  • HMP Swansea has an intensive prisoner support unit, designed to help ‘poor copers’, such as self-harmers or those with mental health problems.

    Swansea prison fact 1


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