Hatfield Prison information


HMP & YOI Moorland and Hatfield is located near Doncaster.


Thorne Road
South Yorkshire

Tel: 01405 746500
Fax: 01405 746501

Governor: Chris Dyer

Accommodation: There are 6 accommodation units; A, B and C units each have 60 single rooms, D & E Units have 40 single rooms and F Unit which came into use in November 2011 has six rooms. There is no separate YO accommodation.

Reception criteria (Young Offenders): 18 to 21 years. Up to 4 years and at least 21 days left to serve. Under section 53(2) of the Children and Young Persons Act, prisoners are accepted under HQ's instruction once they have reached 18 years of age.

Suitability: Any prisoner who has successfully completed a term of home leave from a closed establishment should be considered suitable for open conditions and therefore Moorland Open will consider any such prisoner.

Any prisoner whose risk increases or who becomes unsuitable will be lodged in Moorland Closed and then returned to the sending prison.

Operational Capacity: 266 as of 15 May 2012

HM Prison Service


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