Frankland Prison information
Each of the original wings – A to D hold 108 in single cells.
Wings F and G, opened in 1998 to an open gallery design, hold an additional 206.
The Westgate Unit opened in May 2004 and holds 86.
J Wing opened in 2009 and holds 120.
Tel: 0191 376 5000
Fax: 0191 376 5001
Governor: Paddy Fox
Reception Criteria: Category A and B adult Males serving 4 years and over, IPP or Life sentences plus High and Standard Risk category A remands
Accommodation: Single Cell Occupancy
Operational capacity: 808 as of July 2013