Long Lartin Prison information

Long Lartin

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.  

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

HMP Long Lartin was opened as a category C training prison in 1971, with additional security features and systems being added in 1972 to enable it to operate as a dispersal prison. It was further upgraded between 1995-97 as a consequence of the Woodcock/Learmont reports. Perrie Wing opened in June 1999 substantially increasing the capacity of the prison

Address: South Littleton
WR11 8TZ

Tel: 01386 295 100
Fax: 01386 295 101

Governor: Jamie Bennett

Accommodation: Single occupancy cells.

Operational capacity: 622 as of 31st March 2010

Reception criteria: Minimum sentence four years category A and B prisoners including category A remand prisoners.

Latest inspection report: HMP Long Lartin - May 2018 (PDF)

Latest action plan: HMP Long Lartin - August 2018 (PDF)

Her Majesty's Prison & Probation Service


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