Drake Hall Prison information
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.
Tel: 01785 774100
Fax: 01785 774010
Governor: Mr Paul Newton
Accommodation: Accommodation houses - mostly single rooms, but some double.
Operational Capacity: 315 as of 27th February 2009.
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.