Liverpool Prison information


Constructed in 1855 to replace a much older and more cramped establishment in the centre of Liverpool, and covers some 22 acres. It has a single capped security wall. There are 8 wings, all of which are in use having been refurbished and provided with integral sanitation system.

The prison serves  all of the Merseyside Courts.

Address:HMP Liverpool
68 Hornby Road
L9 3DF

Tel: 0151 530 4000
Fax: 0151 530 4001

Governor: Pia Sinha

Operational capacity: 1300

Accommodation: Constructed in 1855 with eight wings, all of which have integral sanitation. HMP Liverpool has commenced a programme of refurbishment which includes full refurbishment of accommodation.

Reception criteria: Standard local prison criteria. Remand/Trial and Convicted as directed by the courts.

Latest inspection report: HMP Liverpool - September 2017

Action plan: HMP Liverpool - January 2018

Her Majesty's Prison & Probation Service


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