Book a Prison Visit to Fosse Way Prison

Book a visit Fosse Way Prison
  • Booking a Visit

    To book a visit to Fosse Way Prison, you can call 0116 216 2656 or email [email protected]. Inmates may also have the capability to book their own visits through the kiosk/computer system within the prison​​.

    Visiting Times

    Visiting times are as follows:

    • Monday to Friday: Morning sessions from 09:15 to 11:15, and afternoon sessions from 14:00 to 16:00.
    • Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday: Additionally, evening sessions from 17:45 to 19:15.
    • Weekends (Saturday and Sunday): Same as weekdays, with no evening sessions.

    Please note that legal visits are scheduled for Wednesday mornings​​.

    Parking Facilities

    The prison offers around 420 car parking spaces for staff and visitors​​.

Visiting times to Fosse Way Prison

Booking a Visit

  • How to Book: Visits can be booked using the government’s official prison visits booking system online, by phone at 0121 345 7800, or by email. Ensure you provide valid identification when booking​​.
  • Visiting Times:
    • Weekdays: 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM, 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM
    • Weekends: 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM​​.
    • Alternatively: Monday to Sunday, morning sessions 9:30 am to 11:30 am, afternoon sessions 2 pm to 4 pm​​.

HMP Fosse Way Prison Visiting Requirements

Rules and Regulations

When planning a visit, it’s crucial to adhere to the specific rules and guidelines of Fosse Way Prison:


  • Bring a valid form of identification, such as a passport, driving license, or any other government-issued ID​​.

Dress Code

  • Dress appropriately in smart-casual attire. Avoid clothes that could be considered offensive, inappropriate, or that resemble prison or staff uniforms​​.

Permitted Items

  • You can usually bring a small amount of money, often in coins, to use in vending machines.
  • If visiting with children, some prisons allow a small toy or book.
  • Necessary medication is allowed but must be declared and may be kept with prison staff during the visit​​.

Prohibited Items

  • Strictly avoid items like mobile phones, cameras, recording devices, drugs, alcohol, weapons, and sharp objects​​.