Bristol Prison information


HMP Bristol accommodates adult male prisoners and a limited number of young offenders, both convicted and remand, from all local Courts. HMP Bristol is a local category B prison with the majority of prisoners staying for less than 12 months.

19 Cambridge Road

Tel: 0117 372 3100
Fax: 0117 372 3113

Governor: James Lucas
Operational Capacity: 614

Latest HMP Bristol inspection report - June 2019 (PDF)

HMP Bristol Action plan - September 2019 (PDF)

HMP Bristol places emphasis on supporting the needs of prisoners as they come into prison and in their preparation for release. These needs include housing, debt advice and maintaining family contact. There is a range of employment, training and activity places available for prisoners as well as interventions that support health, mental health and addressing substance misuse. HMP Bristol also has a peer Listener scheme supported by the Samaritans.

Her Majesty's Prison & Probation Service


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