What is Birmingham Prison Like?


Birmingham Prison

What is Birmingham Prison Like? Birmingham Prison is a B Cat Mens Prison situation in Birmingham with a capacity of 1849 prisoners.

It is an old victorian style prison very much like wandsworth prison.

Most prisoners end up in Birmingham Prison from the Birmingham Crown and Magistrates courts and even Shrewsbury, Lichfield, Tamworth, Sutton Coldfield , Dudley and Telford.

The prison dates back to 1849 and was run by G4S before returning back to HMPPS in 2018.

Originally the prison was called Winson Green Prison and was designed by DR Hill who also did the designs for All saints hospital.


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Birmingham Prison Address

Birmingham Prison Contact Details
Birmingham Prison Telephone Number: 01215988000
Birmingham Prison Address:
Winson Green Road, Birmingham, B18 4AS

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Birmingham Prison Parking:
There are literally only a few parking spaces at Birmingham Prison. Disabled Parking is available. If all fails you will need to find a local car park

How to get to Birmingham Prison

Getting to Birmingham Prison – The prison is around 2 miles from the centre of Birmingham.

The nearest train station is Birmingham New Street Station but is still around 5 miles. You will need to complete the rest of the journey by Taxi or Bus.

If coming by car, from the north use the M6 Jnct 8. From the South use Junct 8 South bound. 

From the west use M5 Junc 1.