HMP Oakwood

HMP Oakwood

At HMP Oakwood we aim to inspire, motivate and guide prisoners to become the best they can be. We offer state of the art facilities, full time employment, programmes and access to physical health and wellbeing initiatives.

The prison which is managed privately by G4S became operational on the 24th April 2012. It is located next to the existing HMP Featherstone and HMP Brinsford near Wolverhampton. HMP Oakwood will be one of the largest prisons in England and Wales, providing places for up to 1,605 Category C male prisoners. The prison is expected to be at full capacity by autumn 2012.

Oak Road,
West Midlands,
WV10 7QD

Tel: 01902 799700

Director: Mr John McLaughlin

Controller: Jenny Steel

Operational Capacity: 2106

Prison Voicemail service

Social contacts can exchange voicemails with prisoners through the Prison Voicemail service, which is available at this establishment. Family members or friends sign up online and are given a unique landline phone number which they can call at any time to leave messages. The prisoner dials the same number from within the prison to listen and reply. You can find more information including pricing at

Latest inspection report: HMP Oakwood - July 2018 (PDF)

Latest action plan: HMP Oakwood - September 2018 (PDF)

Her Majesty's Prison & Probation Service


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