Onley Prison information
Built as a Borstal in 1968 Onley held Young Offenders until 1998 when Juvenile prisons joined the YO population. The Juvenile population was replaced by sentenced adults in March 2004. Re-roling to a full Adult Cat C Training Establishment in March 2010. From 2013 HMP Onley was designated as a Resettlement Prison for - Greater London. The role of the establishment is to house a proportion of London prisoners approaching the end of their sentence with a view to accessing Community Rehabilitation Companies (CPA Area 20) to prepare them for release into their home area.
Region: East Midlands
Address: HMP Onley
Governor: Stephen Ruddy
Category: Cat. C Adult Male
Telephone: 01788 523400
Fax: 01788 523401
Operational Capacity: 742
Accommodation: Residential Wings A - E are 60 single cells with internal sanitation, in-cell electricity and TV. I Wing (Resettlement) holds 100 prisoners in 50 double cells all with internal sanitation and comparable facilities to the other wings.
J & K Wings (Substance Misuse Recovering Unit on K) both hold 75 prisoners each in 15 Double cells and 45 single cells all with internal sanitation and comparable facilities to the other wings.
L Wing was added in 2009 with 8 double cells and 56 single cells all with in cell showers. L-Wing houses only prisoners on enhanced level IEP who have demonstrated their suitability for a more progressive regime.
Reception Criteria: Onley is a Category C Resettlement Establishment, accepting prisoners from the London area with a sentence of 1 to 4 years and longer term prisoners who are approaching the end of their sentence. Onley will accept progressive moves for IPP offenders.