Sheppey Cluster (Standford Hill) prison visiting information

Social visits

Tue-Thu: 14:00-16:00

Booking information: Booking line 0300 060 6603. Office hours are 10.00-14.00

Additional information: You may be entitled to help with your travel expenses. Please visit the Assisted Prison Visits Scheme page for more information.

Official visits

Mon-Fri: 09:00-11:30

Booking information: Booking line 0300 060 6603. Office hours are 08:30-16:30.

How to get there:

  • Bus: Bus services to the prison are irregular. There are services to the village of Eastchurch, which is about one mile from the prison. Arriva Buses (Tel. 0870 608 2608) leaving from Sheerness Station. Chalkwell Coach Hire & Tours (Tel. 01795 423982/3) (Fax. 01795 431855) leaving from Sittingbourne and Sheerness.

  • Train: Take a train from London Victoria to Sittingbourne (there are 2 trains per hour) and then a connecting train to Sheerness.
  • Car: Via the M20: Exit at junction 7 and follow A249 (signposted to Sittingbourne and Sheerness). After 5 miles pass under the M2, staying on the A249 to Sittingbourne and Sheerness.

    Via the M2: Exit at junction 5 and follow the A249 (signposted to Sittingbourne and Sheerness), and follow for about 5 miles over bridge onto the Isle of Sheppey. After about 2 miles you will come to roundabout. Take a right towards Minster and Eastchurch and continue for 4 miles to the next roundabout which bypasses Eastchurch Village. Take a right and follow the signposting for the prison.
  • There is parking space available.
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