Lindholme Prison information


HMP Lindholme is located approximately 10 miles north of Doncaster on the site of a former Royal Air Force base. The land was bought from the Ministry of Defence by the Home Office in the mid 1980s and opened as a prison in 1985.

HMP Lindholme is a split site consisting of a category C and D Prison. Category D unit opening April 2012.

Bawtry Road
Hatfield Woodhouse

Tel: 01302 524700
Fax: 01302 524750

Governor: Marian Mahoney - Governor of the South Yorkshire Cluster

Accommodation: The category C site consists of 11 Residential Units, 6 of the wings are of a dormitory design and have single and multi occupancy rooms on lockable spurs. Three wings are a modern construction which are mostly single occupency. The Induction Unit has double cells with an in-cell shower facility. A purpose built Care and Seperation Unit was built in 2008.

Operational capacity: 994 rising to 1134 in April 2012 following the opening of the category D unit and the completion of shower refurbishment on A wing.

Reception criteria: Category C convicted males over 21, including category D indeterminate sentenced prisoners (ISPP), life sentenced prisoners. No rule 45s unless by prior arrangement. No prisoners requiring 24 hour medical care.

HM Prison Service


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