HMP Wealstun

HMP Wealstun, formed on 1 April 1995, is a culmination of HM Incarcerations Thorp Arch and Rudgate. Initially comprising both a Category C (unrestricted) and a Category D (open) prison, it underwent significant changes. The open prison section closed in 2008, leading to a conversion that provided additional Category C places. The fully operational prison since May 2010 can accommodate 832 inmates​​.

HMP Wealstun

Contact Information for HMP Wealstun

  • Address: Church Causeway, Thorp Arch, Wetherby, West Yorkshire, LS23 7AZ
  • Phone Number: 01937 444 400
  • Fax: 01937 444 401​​​​.

Visiting Information for HMP Wealstun

Visits to HMP Wealstun are scheduled by telephone as there is no online booking option. The visiting hours are as follows:

  • Monday to Thursday: 6:30am – 8am, 11:30am – 1pm, 5:30pm – 11pm
  • Fridays: 6:30am – 8pm, 11:30am – 11pm
  • Weekends and Bank Holidays: 6:30am – 11pm​​.

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