HMP Whatton

Whatton Prison

Tel: 01949 803200 – New lane, Whatton, Nottinghamshire NG13 9FQ

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Prison Phone offers phone tariffs that reduce the costs of calls from Whatton 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 Whatton specialises in housing sex offenders, all of whom must undergo the Sex Offenders Treatment Programme. The prison originally opened in 1966 as a detention centre. Now, it is a category C adult male prison and has a capacity of 841. To be accepted in the prison, inmates need to have at least six months left to serve on their sentence. If you’d like to visit HMP Whatton, please refer to the map on this page for directions.

Tel: 01949 803200

Operational capacity: 841

New lane, Whatton, Nottinghamshire NG13 9FQ

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

Did you know?

HMP Whatton is a category C male’s prison in Whatton, Nottinghamshire. Opened in 1966, the prison has capacity to hold 841 inmates.

A wings 1-8 are new residential wings with more modern cells. The segregation unit is in A3. B wings 1 and 2 are former dormitories with cubicles, and B3 has another 35 cells. C wings 1-3 are modular units: C2 is low security, and C3 is double accommodation.

Inmates here could sue for up to £5000 if they conceived a diarrhoea and vomiting bug in July 2017, which is thought to be thought to be food poisoning from a chicken meal. Staff and Public Health England could control the bug. Another theory states the bug could be transferred via contaminated food or water.

To view the latest HMIP inspection report, click here.

Visiting hours are 14:15 – 16:15 on Mondays, Thursdays & Fridays, and 09:00 – 11:30 & 14:00 – 16:00 on Saturdays and Sundays.

  • £84 thousand has been payed by taxpayers for jailed male sex offenders to become women.

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  •  Inspectors say that because transgender inmates can wear their own clothes, all inmates should be allowed.

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  • HMP Whatton is the largest sex offenders prison in Europe.

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  • There are farms and gardens for the inmates to work in, plus a range of educational courses.

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  • The prison was significantly expanded in 2008, adding 500 extra places.

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  • In 2006, HMP Whatton received criticism when it emerged that it was using £5,000 of the yearly budget on bingo prizes for the inmates.

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