Hewell Prison information

Prison visits are temporarily suspended following instructions for people to stay at home, protect the NHS and save lives. We will update here as soon as this changes. You can also follow @HMPPS on Twitter and read a rolling update page.  

There are a number of other ways to contact someone in prison if you are unable to visit them. You can:

You can also contact the Prisoners’ Families Helpline on 0808 808 2003.

HMP Hewell was officially opened on 25 June 2008.  This site forms the Local function of the group holding remand, (including Potential Cat A prisoners) sentenced and Vulnerable Prisoners.  The units are purpose-built modern accommodation built to the 'Bullingdon' design.

Nick Dann is Governor in charge of the Grange.  The Grange has an operational capacity of 204 and forms the Category D open site and comprises of an impressive manor house built by the Earl of Plymouth as a family home between 1894 – 1904.  The accommodation in the main building is all dormitory accommodation, with single cell accommodation in Harwood House and the Hostel.  The Buildings and parklands are Grade II listed and the site includes a Site of special scientific interest.


Hewell Lane
B97 6QS (Sat Nav users please use postcode B97 6QQ)

Tel: 01527 785000
Fax: 01527 785001

Governor: Clare Pearson

Operational capacity: 1261 as of 14th June 2012

Accommodation: Houseblocks 1-6 have an Operational Capacity of 1,104. The Grange Resettlement Unit is dormitory accommodation.

HMP Hewell inspection report - June 2019 (PDF)

HMP Hewell action plan - November 2019 (PDF)

Her Majesty's Prison & Probation Service


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