Belmarsh Prison

Belmarsh Prison

Belmarsh Prison is a Category A Prison but also takes Cat B Prisoners. The prison can hold over 910 inmates and is located in South East London. The prison specially caters to those prisoners that are of interest to National Security including those who have been sentenced for Terrorist Related Crimes.

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Belmarsh Prison Address:
Western Way,
SE28 0EB
Belmarsh Prison Contact Details
Belmarsh Prison Telephone Number: 02083314400

Belmarsh Prison Information

HMP Belmarsh takes prisoners after being sentenced from most of the courts or Magistrates in South East London areas.

Belmarsh is deemed as a local prison as part of the London region but it also has a high secure unit within HMP Belmarsh itself.

Belmarsh Prison Visits

Belmarsh Prison Visit, To book you need to call Belmarsh Prison on Contact Number 02083314768 or you can book via email [email protected]. If booking via Belmarsh Prison email, you must include the prisoners name who you wish to visit in the emails subject and include 2 different days that you could be available to visit, you full name, address and DOB and your relation to the prisoner. This needs to be repeated in the email for everyone that is going to be visiting Belmarsh prison for the visit.

There is a maximum of 3 visitors allowed at Belmarsh prison over the age of 10 and 3 visitors under the age of 10 in any one given visit.

Due to Belmarsh being a high category prison, expect security to be at its highest and your biometrics (finger prints) will be taken upon entry. Read more about entering HMP Belmarsh Here