HMP Northumberland

HMP Northumberland is classified as a Category C prison. It was established in 2011 following the merger of two nearby facilities, HMP Castington and HMP Acklington. In 2013, the prison’s operations were taken over by Sodexo, a private company. The Howard League for Penal Reform has recently reported that HMP Northumberland has faced significant challenges in effectively operating as a correctional establishment​

HMP Northumberland

Contact Information for HMP Northumberland

  • Address: Morpeth, Northumberland, NE65 9XG
  • Telephone Number: 01670 762300​​

Visiting Information for HMP Northumberland

To book a visit, you need to call the booking line at 0808 808 2003. The visiting hours are as follows:

  • Tuesday to Thursday, Saturday, and Sunday: 14:15 – 16:00
  • Saturday and Sunday: 09:15 – 11:30

Visitors are required to arrive at least 20 minutes before the visit concludes to be allowed entry​​.

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