Exeter Prison Information, Contact Details & Address
Exeter Prison is a Cat B Prison based in the city center of Devon and has a capacity of 512 prisoners, it’s a local and resettlement men’s prison and opened its doors in 1853. The prison is a Victorian building and was copied on the same design as Pentoville Prison.
Exeter prison holds prisoners sentenced in Devon, Cornwall, Dorset and Somerset. The prison itself was built by an architect called John Hayward. Exeter Prison has seen many executions since it opened its doors but now adays it offers prisoners employment, trainings courses, skills provisions and courses to reduce reoffending.
Accommodation at Exeter prison:
- A wing – holds 194 general population
- B wing – holds 87 VPs
- C wing – holds 189 general population C4 landing houses prisoners requiring integrated drug treatment (IDT).
- D wing – currently closed for refurbishment
- F wing – hold 11 prisoners needing social care includes the ‘Jubilee Suite’, a palliative care room for terminally ill prisoners
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WHAT YOU NEED TO BOOK A VISIT TO EXETER PRISON?
What are the visitng time at HMP Exeter Prison?
Visits at HMP Exeter are held
- Mon: 14:15 – 16:15
- Tue: 14:15 – 16:15
- Thu: 14.15 – 16.15
- Fri: 14:15 – 16:15
- Sat: 14:15 – 16:15
- Sun: 14:15 – 16:15
How to get to Exeter Prison, Directions to Exeter Prison:
Exeter Prison, With it being located close to the city center of exeter makes it quite accessible for visitors. The nearest train station, exeter central is just over a quarter of a mile away. The bus station is only half a mile away and If coming by car, there is no parking at the prison but public parking near by.
Getting there by car, hop on the M5, use Junct 30, follow the signs for Exeter City Centre
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