HMP Thameside

Thameside Prison

Tel: 0208 3179777 – Griffin Manor Way, Thamesmead, London SE28 0FJ

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HMP Thameside is located at Thamesmead in London and is a local category B prison, holding both convicted and remand adult male inmates. It was designed by a private company, Serco; who still manage it. The prison first opened in 2012, and has a baseline Certificate of Normal Accommodation of 600 and an operational capacity of 900. If you want to get to HMP Thameside and you need directions, please refer to the map on this page.

Tel: 0208 3179777

Operational capacity: 900

Griffin Manor Way, Thamesmead, London SE28 0FJ

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HMP Thameside is a category B men’s private prison in the Thamesmead area of London, next to HMP Belmarsh and HMP Isis. Opened in 2012, the prison has capacity to hold 900 inmates.

There are five wings, each divided into two units (upper and lower), with an average unit capacity of 110 prisoners. The first night center is on A wing (upper unit) and the IDTS wing is on A wing (lower unit). The prison has a dedicated health care unit with inpatient facilities for 20 prisoners, and a care and separation unit which has a capacity for 18 prisoners.

In 2013, shortly after the prison opened, HMP Thameside was named as one of Britain’s worst prisons with one of the most restricted regimes the HMIP had ever seen, as some prisoners spent up to 23 hours a day locked in their cells.

To view the latest HMIP inspection report, click here.

Visiting hours are 08:45 – 11:45 & 13:45 – 16:45 Mondays to Sundays.

Here's some facts about Thameside prison

Did you know?

  • In 2005, a report noted that the prison had one of the lowest re-offending rates in the country.

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  • HMP Thorn Cross was one of the first prisons in the country to introduce a military-style regime for inmates, earning part of the prison the nickname of ‘boot-camp’.

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  • All inmates have private keys to their rooms.

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