HMP Holme House

HMP Holme House is located in Stockton-on-Tees, County Durham, is a Category B men’s prison. Operational since 1992, it has expanded over the years and now has a capacity of 1179 inmates. It was re-roled as a Category C training prison in 2017. The prison accommodates both adult males and young offenders, either convicted or on remand, from local courts. It encompasses seven self-contained residential communities, including a drugs therapeutic community, one for vulnerable prisoners, and various wings for sentenced prisoners, first-night inmates, veterans, and sex offenders. Holme House also includes a healthcare unit and a segregation unit​

HMP Holme House

HMP Holme House Facilities and Programs:

Inmates at Holme House have access to a range of healthcare services, educational opportunities, vocational training, and work programs. These include laundry, warehouse work, woodmill, joinery and upholstery, painting and decorating, textiles, assembly, printing, industrial cleaning, gardens and horticulture, waste management, and computer coding. Education is provided by Novus, offering academic and vocational courses. Additionally, prisoners can engage in sports, use gym facilities, and access a multi-faith chaplaincy team

Contact Details: HMP Holme House

  • Governor: Sean Ormerod (as per Gov.UK; DoingTime states Simon Ormerod since December 2020)
  • Address: HMP Holme House, Holme House Road, Stockton on Tees, TS18 2QU
  • Telephone (24 hours): 01642 744 000
  • Fax: 01642 744 001

Visiting Information HMP Holme House

Visit Booking Details: Holme House Prison

Booking a Visit: To book a visit, you must be on the approved visitors list, which the inmate can arrange. Visits can be booked online through the official prison visits booking system or by contacting the prison’s visit booking line​​.

Visiting Times:

  • Weekdays: 14:00 – 16:00
  • Weekends: 09:00 – 11:00 and 14:00 – 16:00 Note: It’s advisable to check with the prison for the most current visiting hours​​.

Parking: Parking facilities are available at Holme House Prison, located near the main entrance and free of charge​