Bronzefield Prison information
HMP Bronzefield is a modern purpose built prison for women which opened in June 2004. It performs the function of a local prison, accepting prisoners direct from the courts and is run by Sodexo Justice Services.
Tel: 01784 425690
Fax: 01784 425691
Director: Charlotte Pattison-Rideout
Controller: Alan Thurlby
Operational Capacity: 465 from 1st August 2008
Type of Accommodation: 3 main residential units holding approximately 135 women each. Bronzefield also has Level 4 Healthcare provision with inpatient facilities for 18 women as well as a smaller 10-bed Help & Direction Unit which serves as an intermediary unit between Healthcare and main residence. Bronzefield also has a Separation & Care Unit.
Reception Criteria: Direct from courts within the catchment area. Remand and trial adults and young adults. Short term sentenced adults up to 6 months. Mothers & Babies (up to 18 months). Restricted Status prisoners.
- Full time education including Art, ESOL, IT and Basic Skills
- Arts workshop, Induction Suite, and Resettlement Centre
- Vocational training in catering, cleaning, customer service, and business administration
- Physical Education
- LINK centre including a wide range of voluntary and third sector agency provision including Finance Benefit and Debt advisor, Job Centre Plus, and Next Steps Advice