Brixton prison visiting information

Social visits (enhanced only (all wings))

Weeks 1-3 

Tue: 08:30 - 10:00, 
Thu: 10:30 - 11:45, 13:15 - 14:30
Sat: 15:00 - 16:15
Sun: 13:45 - 16:45

Weeks 4

Tue: 08:30 - 10:00, 
Thu: 08:30 - 11:45
Sat: 13:15 - 16:45
Sun: 13:45 - 16:45 

Booking information: Visits can be booked by calling 020 8678 1433. You can also book visits by email on Bookings can be done up to 28 days.

Visitor centre: There is a family-friendly Visitor's Centre run by Spurgeons, a national charity. Visitors are offered a warm welcome, information and support. For more information please go to, call 020 8588 6406 or email

Additional information: Sundays - workforce and enhanced prisoners only.

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

Legal visits: 

Tuesdays and Thursdays only:  08.30-10.00, 10.30-11.45, 13.15-14.30 & 15.00-16.15

Booking information: Legal visits can be booked by email at:

How to get there:

  • Bus: The following buses pass the prison: No's. 45, 59, 109, 118, 133, 159, and 250. Alight at Jebb Avenue. All buses stop outside the Underground Station.
  • Train: Overground - The nearest mainline station is Brixton. Complete the journey by bus (see below for details). Underground - Brixton (on the Victoria line) is the nearest tube station.
  • Car: The prison is situated one mile south of Brixton on the A23, off Brixton Hill
  • Parking on Jebb Avenue is restricted to permit holders and a clamping scheme is in operation. Official visitors can make individual arrangements through the Governor's Secretary. Nearby off-street parking is available.
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