HMP Wakefield

Wakefield Prison

Tel: 01924 612 000 – 5 Love Lane, Wakefield, West Yorkshire WF2 9AG

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HMP Wakefield is a high-security category A / B prison, holding adult males who are considered some of the most dangerous inmates in the country. The prison has been in existence since 1594, when it was a House of Correction. Despite its age, most of the buildings used in the prison complex only date back as far as the Victorian era. The prison focuses on serious sex offenders and has a capacity of 751. If you’d like to find out directions to HMP Wakefield, please use the map on this page.

Tel: 01924 612 000

Operational capacity: 751

5 Love Lane, Wakefield, West Yorkshire WF2 9AG

Since 2013 prison phone have been reducing the cost of calls from HMP Wakefield, this has helped many families stay in touch with their loved ones at an affordable rate.

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Here's some facts about Wakefield prison

Did you now?

  • Famous inmates include Charles Bronson, Ian Watkins (LostProphets) and Ian Huntley (Soham murderer).

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  • It’s believed that the nursery rhyme ‘Here We Go Round the Mulberry Bush’ originated in this prison, as there is a mulberry tree in the exercise yard. However, this has never been officially proved.

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  • Harold Shipman committed suicide in HMP Wakefield in 2004.

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