Bedford Prison

Bedford Prison

Bedford Prison is a category B prison In the heart of Bedford. It can hold upto 506 inmates and has been on the same site since 1801.

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How to book a prison visit at Bedford Prison?
You can book your visit by telephone. There is no online booking service available. Booking line: 01234 373 196 call Monday to Friday, 9am to midday.

If you prefer you can email Bedford prison: Email: [email protected]
Give at least 2 working days notice.


HMP Bedford Prison Address:
St. Loyes Street,
MK40 1HG
Bedford Prison Contact Details
Bedford Prison Telephone Number: 01234373000

Bedford Prison Visits


  • Monday: 2:45pm to 3:45pm
  • Tuesday: 2:45pm to 3:45pm
  • Wednesday: 9:45am to 11:45am and 2:45pm to 3:45pm
  • Thursday: 2:45pm to 3:45pm
  • Friday 9:45am to 11:45am
  • Saturday: 2:45pm to 3:45pm
  • Sunday: 2:45pm to 3:45pm

 To visit someone in Bedford Prison you must:

  • be on that person’s visitor list
  • book your visit in advance (usually 2 working days notice)
  • have the required IDwith you when you go

Visitors should dress sensibly. You may be turned away if you are wearing items like vests, low-cut tops, high-cut shorts or dresses, or clothing with offensive slogans.

Directions to Bedford Prison

If you are thinking of getting the train to Bedford prison, the nearest station is Bedford Railway station which is an aprox walk of 15 minutes