HMP Whitemoor

Whitemoor Prison

Tel: 01354 602 350 – Longhill Road, March, Cambridgeshire PE15 0PR

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HMP Whitemoor is a category A / B maximum security prison; one of only eight in the country. It is situated in March, in Cambridgeshire, and has a capacity of 458. The prison focuses on both settlement; which involves helping inmates make positive use of their time whilst serving long sentences, and resettlement; reducing risk of reoffending on their release. If you’d like to find out how to visit HMP Whitemoor, please refer to the map on this page.

Tel: 01354 602 350

Operational capacity: 458

Longhill Road, March, Cambridgeshire PE15 0PR

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

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HMP Whitemoor is a category A prison in March, Cambridgeshire. Opened in 1992, the prison has capacity to hold 458 male inmates.

A & B wings hold the general population, as does C wing (also holding over 50s and induction). The Fens unit holds prisoners with personality disorders.

In April 2005, a wind turbine was being switched off in the mornings due to the flickering shadows annoying the inmates. It was halted because of possible security breaches if prisoners became upset over the flickering shadows

In August 2005, the prison was put on lockdown for two days following an explosion in a wing, prompting a full search into the firework-like blast. It caused no damage to the prison.

Another bomb went off in HMP Whitemoor on Boxing Day 2014 at 10am. The bomb was reportedly a modified cigarette lighter, and the explosion led to officers thinking it was an escape attempt. A source said, “It was terrifying – the blast echoed around the prison”

To view the latest HMIP inspection report, click here.

Visiting hours are 14:00 – 16:00 on Mondays, Tuesdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays in wings A, B & C, and Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday in the Fens unit.

  • Justice Secretary at the time Elizabeth Truss says “It is most urgent to recruit more staff, it is vital to keep our prison officers safe”, as she visited the prison in March 2017.

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  • Another riot left ten staff members in hospital as inmates throw chairs and pool balls at guards in mid-April 2017.

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  • Seven prisoners were “shipped out” of the prison after two separate incidents on the 30th of March and the 1st of April 2017.

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  • In 2005, according to reports, it was claimed that a wind turbine located close to HMP Whitemoor was being turned off in the morning, as the shadows of its rotating blades irritated the inmates.

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  • In 2011, a report revealed alarming tensions between Muslim inmates and those of other faiths. It stated that ‘some Muslim prisoners convicted of terrorist offences… were an adverse influence on others’.

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  • The prison has a Dangerous Severe Personality Disorder unit on-site.

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