HMP High Down

HMP High Down is a Category C men’s training and resettlement prison. It is situated on the outskirts of Banstead in Surrey, England, overlooking Banstead Downs and adjacent to the southern boundary of Belmont in Greater London. The facility operates as both a men’s prison and a young offender institution (YOI) near Sutton in Surrey. High Down is managed by His Majesty’s Prison Service and is in close proximity to Downview Prison for women.

The prison houses approximately 1,150 men. There have been significant concerns highlighted in the past regarding the treatment and conditions of prisoners, impacting the running of the establishment​

HMP High Down

Visiting HMP High Down

Visiting Times:

  • Tuesday: 9-11am (HB6 only), 2-4pm
  • Wednesday: 9-11am (HB6 only), 2-4pm
  • Thursday: 9-11am (HB6 only), 2-4pm
  • Saturday & Sunday: 2-4pm

Contact Details: HMP High Down

  • Address:
    High Down Lane
    SM2 5PJ

Telephone: 0207 147 6300