Lincoln Prison information


HMP Lincoln opened as a local prison in 1872 holding remand and convicted prisoners. The Establishment is a category B prison holding adult male remand/convicted prisoners and unsentenced young adult prisoners. HMP Lincoln serves the courts of Lincolnshire and surrounding Counties.

Address: Greetwell Road

Tel: 01522 663000

VPN: 7070

Governor: Mr Paul Yates

Accommodation:HMP Lincoln has a total of 408 cells spread across four residential wings and a care & separation unit, and in-patients Healthcare Facility. The four residential wings are:

  • A Wing – Including First Night Centre
  • B Wing
  • C Wing
  • E Wing
  • J Wing – Care & Separation Unit

Operational capacity: 729

Reception criteria: Normal Reception Arrangements. HMP Lincoln accepts prisoners direct from courts from Lincolnshire and Nottinghamshire, Leicestershire and Humberside when necessary.

Her Majesty's Prison & Probation Service


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