Bure Prison information
HMP Bure is a category C prison built on part of the former RAF Coltishall site, seven miles north of Norwich. The prison was constructed throughout 2009 and is a mix of new buildings and those converted from their previous uses as airmen’s accommodation and service buildings. A new wing Res 7 opened in November 2013 and provides accommodation for an additional 133 offenders. In addition to this increase in accommodation a Regimes area is being built to provide additional activity places.
(For sat nav purposes postcode NR10 5AJ will direct to the establishment)
Tel: 01603 326 000
Fax: 01603 326 001
Governor: Simon Rhoden
Operational Capacity: 656
Accommodation: Seven residential units comprising mostly single cells
Reception Criteria: HMP Bure accepts category C adult male sex offenders. Priority will be given to East of England offenders.