Book a Prison Visit to Warren Hill Prison

Book a Prison Visit to Warren Hill Prison

Book a prison visit to Warren Hill and discover all you need to know about visiting times, booking information, and more. Warren Hill is a male adult prison located near Hollesley village in Suffolk, England. The prison, which operates under His Majesty’s Prison Service, is situated adjacent to Hollesley Bay Prison. Originally opened in 1982 as part of Hollesley Bay Prison, Warren Hill primarily held Category C Young Offenders. In January 2000, it was re-rolled to hold juvenile prisoners, and in April 2002, Warren Hill and Hollesley Bay became two separate entities with distinct management and regimes​​​​.

Booking and Planning Your Visit to Warren Hill

To visit someone at Warren Hill, you must be on the person’s visitor list, book your visit in advance, and carry the required identification. At least one visitor must be over 18 years old. While the general limit for visits is four per month, this number may vary and should be confirmed with the prison​​.

Visiting times to Warren Hill Prison

How to Book Family and Friends Visits

  • Online Booking: You can book your visit online.
  • Telephone Booking: Call 01394 633 633, available Monday to Friday, 9 am to midday.
  • Email Booking: [email protected]
  • Visiting Times: Visits are scheduled for Friday, Saturday, and Sunday from 2 pm to 4 pm​​.

Getting to Warren Hill

  • Closest Railway Stations: The nearest station is Melton, with Ipswich as the closest mainline station. From Ipswich, you can get a connecting train to Melton.
  • Public Transport: Use National Rail Enquiries and Traveline for local bus times.
  • Parking: Free visitors parking is available, including a disabled visitors car park (pre-booking required).
  • Contact for Disabled Parking: 01394 633 633 or email [email protected]​​.

HMP Warren Hill Visiting Information

Entering Warren Hill

Visitors aged 16 or older must provide valid identification. Expect a pat-down search for all visitors, including children, and potential security dog sniffing. Adherence to the prison dress code is mandatory, and most personal items must be stored in lockers or left in your car​​.

Visiting Facilities

Warren Hill offers a children’s play area and a children’s corner in the visiting hall. Refreshments are available for purchase during your visit​​.

Family Days at Warren Hill

The prison organizes 12 family visits a year. For more details, contact [email protected]​​.

Contact and Address Information

  • Governor: Dave Nicholson
  • Telephone: 01394 633 400
  • Fax: 01394 633 438
  • Address:
    • HMP Warren Hill
    • Grove Road
    • Hollesley
    • Woodbridge
    • Suffolk
    • IP12 3BF​​

Emergency and Safety Concerns

  • Emergency Contact: 01394 633426 (Orderly officer or duty governor)
  • Safer Custody Hotline: For non-immediate concerns about a prisoner’s safety or wellbeing, call 01394 633426. This line has a 24-hour answering machine​​.

Warren Hill focuses on rehabilitation, offering education and skills training, and operates various activities and courses, including a drug rehabilitation project and a special education intervention group. Single occupancy cells with individual sanitation are the norm, with one cell accommodating two occupants​​.

For accurate and updated information, please verify these details with official sources. This guide is meant to be a comprehensive resource for those planning to visit Warren Hill Prison, and while care has been taken to provide up-to-date information, it is always advisable to confirm with the prison directly.

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