Brixton prison visiting information

Social visits

Mon: Closed except bank holidays
Tue: 08:45 - 09:45, 10:00 - 11:00, 14:00 - 15:00 & 15:15 - 16:15
Wed: 08:45 - 09:45, 10:00 - 11:00, 14:00 - 15:00 & 15:15 - 16:15
Thu: 08:45 - 09:45, 10:00 - 11:00, 14:00 - 15:00 & 15:15 - 16:15
Fri: 08:45 - 09:45, 10:00 - 11:00, 14:00 - 15:00 & 15:15 - 16:15
Sat: 08:45 - 09:45, 10:15 - 11:15, 14:00 - 15:00 & 15:15 - 16:15
Sun: 14:00 - 16:15

Booking information: Visits can be booked by calling 020 8678 1433. You can also book visits by email on socialvisits.brixton@hmps.gsi.gov.uk.

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 www.spurgeons.org/hmp-brixton, call 020 8588 6406 or email brixton@spurgeons.org

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.

Official visits

Mon: Closed
Tue: 08:45 - 09:45, 10:00 - 11:00, 14:00 - 15:00, 15:15 - 16:15 & 17:30 - 19:30*
Wed: 08:45 - 09:45, 10:00 - 11:00, 14:00 - 15:00, 15:15 - 16:15
Thu: 08:45 - 09:45, 10:00 - 11:00, 14:00 - 15:00 & 15:15 - 16:15
Fri: 08:45 - 09:45, 10:00 - 11:00, 14:00 - 15:00 & 15:15 - 16:15

*Evening legal visits will be a two hour visit - no single sessions available

Booking information: Legal visits can be booked by email at: legalvisits.brixton@hmps.gsi.gov.uk

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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