~Thorn Cross prison visiting information

Social visits

Monday:    No visits
Tuesday: 17.45 - 19.45
Wednesday: 17.45 - 19.45
Thursday: No visits
Friday: 13:45 - 15:45
Saturday: 09:45- 11.45 and 13:45-15:45
Sunday: 13:45-15.45

Booking online: 

Visits can be booked over the telephone by ringing 01925 805 018 during the following hours:

Monday – Friday   13:30 - 15:00

Or you can book a visit online at any time and these will be processed by the Booking every weekday morning.

To book a visit online go to : www.gov.uk/prison-visits

Official visits can also be booked during these times but only take place on a Tuesday 9:00-12:00.

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

Tue: 09:00 - 12:00

Prison Voicemail service

Social contacts can exchange voicemails with prisoners through the Prison Voicemail service, which is available at this establishment. Family members or friends sign up online and are given a unique landline phone number which they can call at any time to leave messages. The prisoner dials the same number from within the prison to listen and reply. You can find more information including pricing at www.prisonvoicemail.com.

How to get there:

  • Bus: No. 8 or 9 to Appleton Thorn from Warrington.
  • Train: To Warrington Bank Quay or Central
  • Car: Exit M6 at junction 20; head towards Warrington, turn left at 1st roundabout; travel along round for approx. 1 mile until come to roundabout; turn left and pass industrial estate on left; keep on for approx. 300 yards and turn right; keep on this road for approx. ½ mile; you'll come to cross roads (Appleton Thorn Pub on right), and turn left. Prison is approx. 200 yards on left.
  • There is a car park opposite the prison.
Her Majesty's Prison & Probation Service


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