Downview prison visiting information

Social visits

Thu: 14.00 - 16:00
Sat: 14:00 - 16:00
Sun: 14:00 - 16:00

Booking Information:

Visits line 020 8196 6359. Line open 10:00-14:00 weekdays only

Visitor CentreThere is a family-friendly visitor's centre run by the Prison Advice and Care Trust (PACT), a national charity. Visitors are offered a warm welcome, information and support. Further information can be found on the PACT website or by calling 0208 196 6409 to speak to a member of the PACT team.

Official visits:

Tue: 09:00-11:00
Thu: 09:00-11:00

Booking Information: Visits line 020 8196 6359. Line open 10:00-14:00 weekdays only Additional Information:
Specific ID required for all visitors.

How to get there:

No. 80 from Morden (Tube) via Sutton.


Victoria Station to Sutton Station, then bus 80 (see above)
Waterloo Station to Wimbledon Station, then change for Sutton.
London Bridge Station to Sutton Station.

Underground: District Line to Wimbledon then train to Sutton Station or Northern Line to Morden then bus No. 80 to the prison. Please note the need to have an oyster card or contactless credit / debit card for public transport between Sutton / Banstead / Morden stations and the establishment.


From M25: Junction 8 follow A217 (Sutton) through Burgh Heath turn right onto Winkworth Road. At 2nd Roundabout turn left onto Sutton lane, road to prison situated approx. 1 mile on right.

From London: Cross Thames using Wandsworth Bridge, follow A214 southwards to Tooting Bec, turn right onto A24 westwards to Tooting Broadway and turn left onto A217 Mitcham Road going south. Follow A217 turn left onto Winkworth Road. At 2nd roundabout turn left onto Sutton Lane, road to prison situated approx., 1 mile on right.

Visitors car park situated on left past the prison (Downview is the first prison on the left)

Area map

Her Majesty's Prison & Probation Service


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