Bure Prison information

HMP Bure is a category C prison built on part of the former RAF Coltishall site, seven miles north of Norwich. The prison was constructed throughout 2009 and is a mix of new buildings and those converted from their previous uses as airmen’s accommodation and service buildings. A new wing Res 7 opened in November 2013 and provides accommodation for an additional 101 residents. In addition to this increase in accommodation a workshop was built to provide additional activity places.


HMP Bure
Jaguar Drive
NR10 5GB

(For sat nav purposes postcode NR10 5AJ will direct to the establishment)

Tel: 01603 326 000
Fax: 01603 326 001

Safer Custody Hotline: 01603 326012

Governor: Simon Rhoden

Operational Capacity: 624

Accommodation: Seven residential units comprising mostly single cells

Reception Criteria: HMP Bure accepts category C adult male sex offenders. Priority will be given to East of England offenders.

Her Majesty's Prison & Probation Service


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