HMP Leeds

HMP Leeds, a Category B local prison, is located in West Yorkshire. Established in 1847, it has a rich history and has undergone significant changes over the years. The prison has a capacity of 1,212 inmates, making it one of the larger facilities in the United Kingdom. It serves as a central facility for individuals serving time in the region, with a diverse intake of prisoners from various parts of the UK​​.

HMP Leeds

Contact Information for HMP Leeds

  • Address: HMP Leeds, 2 Gloucester Terrace, Stanningley Road, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS12 2TJ​​.
  • Telephone: 0113 203 2600 (available Monday to Friday: 7am to 10pm, Weekends: 7am to 5pm; outside these hours, calls are diverted to the communications room)​​.
  • Fax: 0113 203 2601​​.
  • Email: [email protected]​​.

Visiting Information for HMP Leeds

Visits occur three times each weekday (10:30, 14:00, 15:30) and four times at weekends or Bank Holidays (9:00, 10:30, 14:00, 15:30), each session lasting 1 hour. Special themed visits are also organized. Book visits via telephone at 0113 2032995, in person at the visitors’ center, or online at Identification and security checks are conducted before entry. Visitors can bring up to £20 in coins for purchases in the visiting hall​​.

Getting to HMP Leeds

HMP Leeds is about 1.5 miles west of Leeds city centre. Public transport options include buses 85, 87, X14, X15, 16, 16a, and 72. The nearest railway station is Leeds city center, where taxis are readily available. For those driving, parking is limited at the prison, but street parking is available nearby​​.

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