HMP Thorn Cross

HMP Thorn Cross is a Category D prison for young offenders aged between 18 and 25 years. It was established in 1985 at the site of a former Royal Naval Air Station. This facility has a capacity of 321 inmates, with a requirement that all inmates must have less than two years remaining on their sentences​​.

HMP Thorn Cross

Contact Information for HMP Thorn Cross

  • Address: Arley Road, Appleton Thorn, Warrington, Cheshire, WA4 4RL
  • Telephone Number: 01925 805100​​.

Visiting Information for HMP Thorn Cross

To visit inmates at HMP Thorn Cross, bookings must be made via telephone as there is no online booking service. The visiting times are:

  • Tuesdays and Thursdays: 09.15am – 10.15am & 10.45am – 11.45am

The booking line (01925 805018) is open from 13:30 – 15:30, Monday to Friday​​.

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