Hindley Prison

Hindley Prison

Hindley prison is a YOI Prison located near Wigan in the town of Bickershaw. The prison houses over 400 prisoners and mainly holds male prisoners over 18 years of age.

Hindley is run as part of the HMP Estat in Greater Manchester. The prison opened in 1961 and although built for 400 prisoners, as with all prisons, is over crowded and currently has a population of over 700 prisoners.

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HMP Hindley Prison Address:
Gibson Street
Hindley Prison Contact Details
Hindley Prison Telephone Number: 01942663100

Hindley YOI Prison

Hindley is a YOI and CAT C Prison so they separate the visit time based on under 18s and over 18s:

 Under 18sOver 18s
Monday14:00-16:00No Visits
TuesdayNo Visits14:00-16:00
Wednesday14:00-16:00No Visits
ThursdayNo Visits14:00-16:00
Friday14:00-16:00No Visits

If you are looking to book a visit you ca do this by calling the booking line on 019426663187 or alternatively you can email the prison direct 1-3 working days before your visit: [email protected].

You can also book a visit to Hindley Prison online here:  www.gov.uk/prison-visits

Hindley Prison

Hindley Prison Directions - How to get there

Hindley Prison is near Bickershaw and you can get there via the 658 bus. Nearest big trains are Liveropol and Manchester which then go to Wallgate and Wigan North Western Stations. Youll probably then need a taxi to the prison.

Is there parking at Hindley Prison?

There is parking available on at the prison to the left of the main gate near the visit centre.