Swansea Prison

Swansea Prison Information, Contact Details & Address
Swansea Prison

Swansea Prison

HMP Swansea, which is frequently called Cox’s Ranch by locals (after anex-governor), is a order B/ C original prison, which has a capacity of 445. It first opened in 1861, when it held both men and women convicts, until 1922 when it came manly only. These days, it holds both adult and youthful adult men, and has a capacity of 445. Still, please relate to the chart on this runner for details on how to get there, If you ’d like to visit HMP Swansea.

Tel: 01792 485300

Capacity: 445

200 Oystermouth Road Swansea West Glamorgan SA1 3SR

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Swansea Prison Address:

200 Oystermouth Road Swansea West Glamorgan SA1 3SR

Swansea Prison Contact Details
Swansea Prison Telephone Number: 01792 485300

Swansea Prison

Swansea Prison

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How to book a visit at Swansea Prison?

You can book your visit by telephone. There is no online booking service available.

Visiting times:

  • Monday to Thursday: 2:30pm to 3:30pm
  • Saturday and Sunday: 2:30pm to 3:30pm

You must arrive and check in for your visit between 15 and 45 minutes before the appointment time or you could be turned away.


Email: [email protected]
Booking line: 01792 485 322
The booking line is open Monday to Friday, 8:45am to 3:45pm
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Swansea Prison is a men’s prison in the centre of Swansea, Wales.

To Book A Swansea Prison Visit You Must:

All visitors are required to arrive 15 minutes prior to the visit starting.  Any person who arrives after the visit has started will not be permitted entry.

For all visits to Low Moss, visitors are required to bring photographic ID and proof of address (dated within the past 3 months).  The only forms of photographic ID that will be accepted are:

  • Valid Passport
  • Valid Photographic
  • Driving Licence (full or provisional)
  • Citizen Card
  • Senior Citizens Bus Pass Travel Card (issued by Scottish Government)

The only forms of proof of address that will be accepted are:

  • Utility bill
  • Council tax bill
  • Benefit book
  • Bank statement
  • other letter from official source



You can get help covering the costs of visiting someone in prison if you meet the following criteria:

  • Income Support
  • Income-based Jobseeker’s Allowance
  • Employment and Support Allowance
  • Universal Credit
  • Tax credits
  • Pension Credit

You might be able to get help covering the travel costs, meals and accommodation. CLICK HERE TO GET HELP WITH PRISON VISIT COSTS cc