Cardiff Prison Informatio, Support and Advice. Cardiff Prison is in the Adamstown Area and is a Category B Prison which houses 784 Inmates. Cardiff Prison is of Victorian Era and holds Adult Male Prisoners.
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How to book a visit at Cardiff Prison?
You can book a visit online Here. You will need the name ad date of birth of the person you are visiting , their prisoner number and details of the visitors. You can also book via email or phone. [email protected]. or telephone 029 2092 3327 – line open 08:30 -16:00 Mon – Fri.
HMP Cardiff Prison Address:
Cardiff Prison Contact Details
Cardiff Prison Telephone Number: 02920 923100
Cardiff Prison Visits
Prison Visit Times for Cardiff Prison:
- Mon:13:45 – 14:45 & 15:00 – 16:00
- Tue:13:45 – 14:45 & 15:00 – 16:00
- Wed:13:45 – 14:45 & 15:00 – 16:00
- Thu:13:45 – 14:45 & 15:00 – 16:00
- Fri:13:45 – 14:45 & 15:00 – 16:00
- Sat:09:45 – 11:15 & 13:50 – 15:20
- Sun:13:50 – 15:20
Directions to Cardiff Prison
By Bus: Cardiff Prison is centrally located near the city so any bus taking you into Cardiff passes the prison
By Train: The nearest main line station is Cardiff Central, the closest minor station is Cardiff (Queen Street) station about ¼ mile from the prison.
Parking at Cardiff Prison
There is no visitor parking but there is an NCP multi-story car park directly opposite the prison. The road outside the prison also allows Blue Badge holders to make short stops.
What to take with you when visiting Cardiff Prison
All visitors aged 16 and older need to bring one of the following types of photo ID:
- driving licence
- European Community identity card
You also need proof of address, such as a recent utility bill or credit card statement.
Children under 16 need their birth certificate or red book.
GET HELP WITH THE COSTS OF VISITS TO CARDIFF PRISON:
You can get help covering the costs of visiting someone in prison if you meet the following criteria:
- Income Support
- Income-based Jobseeker’s Allowance
- Employment and Support Allowance
- Universal Credit
- Tax credits
- Pension Credit
You might be able to get help covering the travel costs, meals and accommodation. CLICK HERE TO GET HELP WITH PRISON VISIT COSTS
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