Bristol Prison information



HMP Bristol accommodates adult male prisoners and a limited number of young offenders, both convicted and remand, from all local Courts. HMP Bristol is a local category B prison with the majority of prisoners staying for less than 12 months.

19 Cambridge Road

Tel: 0117 372 3100
Fax: 0117 372 3113

Governor: Andrea Albutt
Operational Capacity: 614 as of 27th July 2008


HMP Bristol places emphasis on supporting the needs of prisoners as they come into prison and in their preparation for release. These needs include housing, debt advice and maintaining family contact. There is a range of employment, training and activity places available for prisoners as well as interventions that support health, mental health and addressing substance misuse. HMP Bristol also has a peer Listener scheme supported by the Samaritans.


HM Prison Service


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