HMP Swinfen Hall

Swinfen Hall Prison

Tel: 01543 484 000– Swinfen, Lichfield, Staffordshire WS14 9QS

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HMP Swinfen Hall is a category C prison, holding young adult males who are serving longer-term sentences. Those in the prison must be serving at least 4 years to be accepted. The name of the prison comes from the manor house situated directly opposite (which has now been converted into a hotel); and is not situated in the manor house building itself. It has a capacity of 654. If you’d like to find out directions to HMP Swinfen Hall, please refer to the map on this page.

An outbreak of TB was recently reported at the prison, our blog post covered the story click here to read on.

Inmates with TB at Swinfen Hall prison

Tel: 01543 484 000

Operational capacity: 654

Swinfen, Lichfield, Staffordshire WS14 9QS

Prison Phone have been saving inmates at HMP Swinfen Hall 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 Swinfen Hall 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 Swinfen hall prison

Did you know?

HMP Swinfen Hall is a category C prison in Swinfen, Staffordshire. Opened in 1963, the prison has capacity to hold 624young male prisoners.

The name of the prison comes from the name of the manor house directly opposite the prison, now converted to a hotel, not in the hall itself.

There are nine residential wings (A-F, I & J) holding between 60 and 90 prisoners each. B wing, the induction/first night unit, has space for 60 inmates.

In early August 2015, inmates attempted to flood a wing of the prison. Ambulances, fire crews and riot police were called in at 19:37, and lock-down reportedly lasted until 00:07. After flooding the wing, the inmates were “threatening to start a fire” and fire crews put out two small cell fires.

To view the latest HMIP inspection report, click here.

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

  • A mum who hid cocaine in her ‘private parts’ claimed her current twelve-year  sentence is ‘too tough’

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  • Staff at the YOI walked out over poor working conditions in November 2015.

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  • An inspection report described hundreds of men ‘exposed to the elements’.

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  • In October 2014 a case of TB was confirmed within the prison. By June 2015 there were three more cases confirmed, read our exclusive full story here:

    EXCLUSIVE: TB Breakout at YOI Swinfen Hall – The Truth

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  • Generally speaking, the prison enjoys a good reputation and reports praise how well it caters for the needs of its inmates.

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  • In 2006, the prison was one of only a handful in the country to receive the highest ranking in a list created by the Prison Service.

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  • HMP Swinfen Hall first opened in 1963 as a borstal.

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