Wormwood Scrubs Prison information

Wormwood Scrubs

Wormwood Scrubs is a Victorian-built 'local' prison, Category B which holds up to 1279 adult males in the early stages of custody remanded from local Magistrates and Crown Courts.

Address:

HMP Wormwood Scrubs
P.O. Box 757
Du Cane Road
London
W12 0AE
Tel: 020 8588 3200
Fax: 020 8588 3201

Governor: Steve Bradford

Operational Capacity: 1279

Reception Criteria:

Normal reception arrangements: Wormwood Scrubs is a local Category B prison and accepts all suitable male prisoners over the age of 18 from the courts.

Accommodation:

The establishment has five main wings A – E plus a number of smaller units, a First Night Centre, a Healthcare Centre and a Conibeere/Drug Detox Unit. There is a mix of shared and single accommodation throughout the establishment.

All the accommodation has electricity and integral sanitation with a TV and accompanying furniture. There is a canteen facility to provide a large selection of consumables and toiletries for weekly purchase by the prisoners.

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