Sheppey Cluster (Standford Hill) Prison information
The Sheppey Cluster is an amalgamation of the three establishments; Elmley, Standford Hill, and Swaleside.
Standford Hill is on the site of an ex Royal Air Force station.
The prison was first used in 1950, but the current accommodation was built in 1986.
The prison holds category D sentenced male adults.
Address: Church Road
Tel: 01795 884500
Fax: 01795 884638
Governor: James PadleyOperational Capacity: 464
Regime: The main prison focus is for prisoners to work out in the community, carrying out reparative work or engaging in paid employment towards the end of their sentence. Within the establishment there is an education department offering a full range of learning and numerous vocational training opportunities. Much of the employment throughout the prison involves peer advisors and embeds learning where ever possible.