HMP Askham Grange

Telephone Number for HMP Askham Grange

  • Contact: 01904 772000

Address for HMP Askham Grange

  • Location: Askham Richard, York, YO23 3FT
Aerial view of HMP Askham Grange facility

HMP Askham Grange - Visiting Information

Book a Visit to HMP Askham Grange

Visiting Times

  • Weekdays: 14:00 – 16:00
  • Weekends: 10:00 – 12:00, 14:00 – 16:00

How to Book a Visit

  1. Go to the official website and log in or create an account.
  2. Select the date and time slot that suits you.
  3. Confirm your booking via email.

HMP Askham Grange - Directions to the Prison

Directions to HMP Askham Grange

  • By Car: Take the A64 and exit at Askham Bryan, follow signs for Askham Grange.
  • By Public Transport: The nearest train station is York. From there, you can take a taxi or local bus.

General Information About HMP Askham Grange

General Information About HMP Askham Grange

HMP Askham Grange is a Category D open prison situated in Askham Richard, near York. It was built in 1947 and has a capacity to hold up to 128 female prisoners. The facility aims to prepare inmates for reintegration into society by offering various educational and vocational programmes. Recent news stories have highlighted the prison’s efforts in rehabilitation, making it a model for other open prisons in the UK.

HMP Askham Grange Email Address

HMP Askham Grange Official Website Link