Drake Hall Prison information

Drake Hall

During World War 2 Drake Hall was used to provide accommodation for female munitions workers.

It became a male open prison in the 1960s, but has been female since 1974. Most accommodation was re-constructed 1994/95.

In March 2009, Drake Hall was re-designated from semi-open to Closed.

ST21 6LQ

Tel: 01785 774100
Fax: 01785 774010

Governor: Mr Carl Hardwick

Accommodation: Accommodation houses - mostly single rooms, but some double. 

Operational Capacity: 345 as of 27 October 2015.

Regime:  Includes Incentives, education, workshops, training courses, farms and gardens, works department, gym. Special features, voluntary and paid outwork programmes, a listener scheme, and anti- bullying system are also available.


HM Prison Service


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