Book a Prison Visit to Usk Prison
HM Prison Usk, located in Maryport Street, Usk, Monmouthshire, Wales, is a Category C men’s prison. This institution is jointly managed with the nearby HMP Prescoed and is operated by His Majesty’s Prison Service. HM Prison Usk specializes in housing up to 280 inmates, predominantly convicted sex offenders. The prison’s administration is under the guidance of Governor Rob Denman.
How to Book a Visit
To visit an inmate at HM Prison Usk, you must book in advance. This can be done online at www.gov.uk/prison-visits or via telephone. The booking line number is 01291 673 730 and is available Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday from 5 pm to 7 pm. When booking, you’ll need the name and date of birth of the person you are visiting, their prisoner number, and details of the visitors. You can propose up to three dates and times for your visit, and the prison booking staff will confirm your visit by email.
Visiting times at HM Prison Usk are as follows:
- Tuesday: 2 pm to 4 pm
- Wednesday: 2 pm to 4 pm and 5 pm to 7 pm
- Thursday: 2 pm to 4 pm
- Friday: 2 pm to 4 pm
- Saturday: 2 pm to 4 pm
- Sunday: 2 pm to 4 pm
Directions and Parking
The closest railway station to Usk Prison is Newport, from which you can take a taxi or a direct bus to Usk town. For planning your journey by public transport, use National Rail Enquiries and Traveline for local bus times. HM Prison Usk provides a free visitors car park, including a designated parking area for disabled visitors.
HMP Usk Visiting Information
Visiting Rules and Attire
All visitors aged 16 or older must present valid identification before entering the prison. Additionally, all visitors, including children, will undergo a pat-down search and may be sniffed by security dogs. Visitors are required to adhere to the prison’s dress code, and strict controls are in place regarding what items can be brought into the facility. Most personal belongings must be stored in a locker or left with security, including pushchairs and car seats.
HM Prison Usk offers extra family day visits, providing an opportunity for more extended interactions with inmates. For more details about these special visits and how to book them, you can contact the prison via email at [email protected].
- Address: 47 Maryport St, Usk, Monmouthshire, NP15 1XP
- Telephone (Main switchboard): 01291 671600
- Visits booking number: 01291 673 730
- Governor: Rob Denman
For more comprehensive information and to ensure accuracy, please refer to the official HM Prison Usk GOV.UK page