Winchester Prison information


A Victorian Radial local with 5 spokes off the central hub. 4 of these are for accommodation and 1 for administration. There is also a 24 hour healthcare in-patient facility operated by Solent Health services. C wing is the most modern wing rebuilt in 2007, and where prisoners can also undertake detox from drugs and alcohol. There is currently a new kitchen being built. The visits complex is modern, bright and allows disabled access. The visitors centre which is outside the prison is run by Spurgeons and welcomes all visitors.

The Westhill site allows Winchester to hold category C prisoners with ROTL and work placement opportunities. Courses run include family man, sycamore tree, "through the gate" restorative justice programme and drug/alcohol interventions.  

Romsey Road
SO22 5DF

Tel: 01962 723000
Fax: 01962 723001 / Westhill 01962 723108

Winchester Prison Community Mental Health Team: 01962 723000

Governor: David Rogers

Accommodation: Mostly double cells. Westhill single cells.

Operational Capacity: 706 as of 9 April 2013

Reception Criteria: Adult male local. Westhill adult male cat C.

HM Prison Service


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