HMP Liverpool

HMP Liverpool, located in the heart of the city, is a category B/C local men’s prison. It primarily serves the Blackburn, Merseyside, and Wigan court areas. Originally constructed in 1855, it replaced an older and more confined facility. HMP Liverpool has a rich history, including a period during the Victorian era when it was notable for executing 62 people using the then-new step-less gallows. Educational courses provided by Manchester College are available to the inmates​​.

HMP Liverpool

Contact Information for HMP Liverpool

    • Address: 68 Hornby Road, Liverpool, Merseyside, L9 3DF​​.

    Visiting Information for HMP Liverpool

    • Booking Visits: Visits must be booked by telephone. There is no online booking available.
    • Booking Line: 0151 530 4000. The line is open Monday to Friday, from 9 am to 11 am and 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm​​.

Visiting Time for HMP Liverpool

  • Visiting Times: Visits are held from Monday to Friday between 09:15 – 11:15 and 13:45 – 15:45. Additionally, visits are available on Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday from 2:15 pm to 3:15 pm​​​​.
  • Getting There: The prison is located in the Walton area of Liverpool. The nearest railway stations are Walton and Rice Lane, approximately a 5-minute walk from the prison. Buses are also available from Liverpool city centre​​.

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