Aylesbury prison visiting information

Social Visits: Prisoners on Basic IEP Level receive One two-hour visit.

Day AM PM
Mon - 14:30 -16:30
Tue - 14:30 -16:30
Wed -  
Thu - 14:30 - 16:30
Fri - -
Sat - 14:30 - 16:30
Sun - 14:30 - 16:30 

Booking Information:

Social visits to be booked via the Government website www.gov.uk/prison-visits.  Visitors with no access to a computer may still telephone the visits booking line on 01296 442668, Monday - Friday, 09:30 - 13:30 (excluding weekends and Bank Holidays).  HMYOI Aylesbury operates a strict dress code.  Anyone not adhering to the dress code may be refused admission.

Official Visits:

Day AM PM
Mon - -
Tue  -
Wed 09:30-11:15  14:30 - 16:30 
Thu - -
Fri - -
Sat - -
Sun - -

Booking Information: Official visit booking lines are open Mon – Fri (excluding bank holidays) between 09:30 – 12:30 on 01296 442635/442626 and 14:00 – 15:30 on 01296 442619/442688. Bookings must be made at least 24hrs prior to the proposed visit. Additional Information:

48 hours’ notice is required if you need to bring in a laptop.

Aylesbury operates a NO ID = NO ENTRY policy. You will be expected to prove your identity. Addresses shown on ID must match the address on the VO.

Acceptable forms of identification are either one form of photo ID:

  • passport, including foreign passports, and expired passports where the photograph is still recognisable
  • identity card (including European identity cards)
  • driving licence
  • benefits book
  • senior citizen's public transport photo pass issued by a local authority
  • employer's or student ID card but only if this has a photo and clearly shows your name and the issuing employer or educational establishment

Or 2 forms of non photo ID

  • birth or marriage certificate
  • cheque book or credit or debit card
  • employer's pass or ID or student ID without photo
  • young person's 'proof of age' card
  • trade union or National Students' Union membership card
  • rent book
  • foreign identity or residents' card

Maximum of three adult visitors (children of 10 years and over are classed as an adult for seating purposes).

If you require an accessibility visit, you will need to contact 01296 442668. You will be asked to produce the blue badge issued and/or disabled living allowance/ attendance allowance statement or book at the Visitors' Centre. A maximum of TWO adults and 2 children are allowed on an accessibility visit.  If you are requesting an accessibility visit for the first time, you will need to submit documentation supporting your application to the Head of Security and Intelligence.  Until this is authorised, an accessibility visit cannot take place.  Please allow 28 days for a response.

The Visitors' Centre is normally open at 13:00 on all visits days unless delayed for staffing or other reasons.

You may be entitled to help with your travel expenses. Please visit the Assisted Prison Visits Scheme page for more information.

How to get there: HMYOI Aylesbury is 15 minutes walk from Aylesbury town centre.

Bus

From Oxford or Milton Keynes (taxis are available from train or bus stations).

Train

Aylesbury (not Aylesbury Vale Parkway) is the nearest train station and trains run from Marylebone (London) to Aylesbury/Aylesbury Vale Parkway. Please alight at Aylesbury. Trains on Sundays run via Amersham or High Wycombe. You can consult Railtrack's online timetable - www.railtrack.co.uk. (the Prison Service is not responsible for the maintenance or content of this site.) Taxis are available outside the station and cost approximately £4.

Car

Travelling from Oxford/Thame on the A418: On reaching Aylesbury, at the traffic lights, continue past Aylesbury College until you reach large roundabout and turn left onto Gatehouse Road. Carry on to the next roundabout (moving into right-hand lane) and take the second exit on to Weedon Road. At the traffic lights go straight on to Elmhurst Road. At the next roundabout, take the third exit to Bierton Road. Proceed for approximately 75 metres to the entrance on the left-hand side signposted ‘Visitors Car Park’. HMYOI Aylesbury is a further 100 metres on the left.

Travelling from Bicester / Waddesdon on the A41 (also from the M40): On reaching Aylesbury at the third large roundabout (Perry’s Automobiles on the right immediately before) take the first exit onto Weedon Road. At the traffic lights go straight over onto Elmhurst Road. At the next roundabout, take the third exit to Bierton Road. Proceed for approximately 75 metres to the entrance on the left-hand side signposted ‘Visitors Car Park’. HMYOI Aylesbury is a further 100 metres on the left.

Travelling from Northampton/Buckingham/M1 on the A413 : On reaching Aylesbury at the second set of traffic lights (Horse and Jockey pub on right immediately before), turn left on to Elmhurst Road. At the next roundabout, take the third exit to Bierton Road. Proceed for approximately 75 metres to the entrance on the left-hand side signposted ‘Visitors Car Park’. HMYOI Aylesbury is a further 100 metres on the left.

Travelling from Bedford/Leighton Buzzard on the A418: On reaching Aylesbury at the large roundabout, take the second exit onto Bierton Road. Proceed for 75 metres to the entrance on the left-hand side signposted ‘Visitors Car Park’. HMYOI Aylesbury is a further 100 metres on the left.

Travelling from Tring/M25 on the A41: On reaching Aylesbury at the traffic lights (Plough Pub on your right), turn right at the traffic lights past garage and petrol station on the right into Oakfield Road. Continue to the large roundabout and turn left onto Bierton Road. Proceed for approximately 75 metres to the entrance on the left-hand side signposted ‘Visitors Car Park’. HMYOI Aylesbury is a further 100 metres on the left.

Travelling from Amersham/Wendover on the A413: On reaching Aylesbury, continue along the Wendover Road to the mini-roundabout. Take the second exit onto Wendover Way (Grange School will appear on your left). Follow this road, going straight over two further mini-roundabouts until you reach a main junction with traffic lights (Plough Pub will be in front of you). Turn left at the junction and move into the right-hand lane; turn immediately right at traffic lights into Oakfield Road and you will see a petrol garage on the right. Continue to the large roundabout and turn left onto Bierton Road. Proceed for approximately 75 metres to the entrance on the left-hand side signposted ‘Visitors Car Park’. HMYOI Aylesbury is a further 100 metres on the left.

Parking

Limited car parking is available for visitors.

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