Lincoln Prison information


HMP Lincoln opened as a local prison in 1872 holding remand and convicted prisoners. The Establishment is a category B prison holding adult male remand/convicted prisoners and unsentenced young adult prisoners. HMP Lincoln serves the courts of Lincolnshire, Nottinghamshire and Humberside.

Address: Greetwell Road

Tel: 01522 663000
Fax: 01522 663001

VPN: 7070

Governor: Mr Paul Yates

Accommodation:HMP Lincoln has a total of 436 cells spread across four residential wings, a segregation unit, and in-patients Healthcare Facility. The four residential wings are:

  • A Wing – Induction Unit (including first night centre) and detoxification programme
  • B Wing - Convicted
  • C Wing – Unconvicted
  • E Wing – Vulnerable Prisoner Unit
  • J Wing – Short Duration Programme

Operational capacity: 738 as 13th August 2008

Reception criteria: Normal Reception Arrangements. HMP Lincoln accepts prisoners direct from courts within its catchment area.

Her Majesty's Prison & Probation Service


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