Usk/Prescoed (Prescoed) Prison information
HMP Usk/Prescoed is an amalgamation of HMP Usk, and HMP Prescoed.
Prescoed is a purpose built hutted camp erected by prisoner labour and opened in 1939 as an open Borstal. It continued as a Borstal until 1964 when it became a Detention Centre. In 1983 it became an open Youth Custody Centre, changing to an open YOI in 1988. It is a satellite of HMP Usk which is located about three miles away.
Tel: 01291 675000
Fax: 01291 675158
Governor: Steve Cross
Accommodation: Six modern, purpose built, detached living units each of 20 single rooms with a 40 bed unit installed in 2002. Each prisoner has own room key. Ancillary 1 is the main association areas for prisoners. Wheelchair access to all areas. Sex offenders can also be held at Prescoed.Operational Capacity: 178 as of 13th August 2008