Dovegate Prison information


Dovegate is a male Category B training prison. It is operated by Serco Home Affairs.

A 5 Star Health and Safety Award was received in 2009.


ST14 8XR

Tel: 01283 829400
Fax: 01283 820066

Director: Craig Thomson

Controller: Kate Robinson

Accommodation: 860 Main prison and a 200 bed Therapeutic Community

Operational Capacity: 1060 as of February 2013

Reception Criteria: Main: Cat B prisoners serving 4 years and over with 18 months left to serve, must not be in 9 month parole window, must have a completed OASys, no outstanding hospital appointments or court hearings. VP indeterminate sentenced prisoners subject to prior agreement by Senior Management.

Therapeutic Prison: Sentenced, Category B or C. Life or determinant sentence. .No open ACCT for six months, not Cat A or E list for six months. No psychotropic or codeine based medication. No positive MDT for six months, more than 18 months to PED. Volunteer for therapy.

Trial and Remand Facility for 130.

HM Prison Service


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