The Mount Prison contacts
The Mount Prison opened in 1987 as a young offenders institution.
It was designed as a Category C Training prison built on the site of a former RAF station on the outskirts of Bovingdon village, Hertfordshire.
Following a large new build project, the prison now has a population of over 1000 prisoners. It is a hybrid training and resettlement prison, catering for a number of prisoners in the last six months of their sentence who are residents of Hertfordshire and surrounding areas.
Tel: 01442 836300
Fax: 01442 836301
Governor: Kevin Leggett
Accommodation: Category C male
Operational capacity: 1028 as of 31 August 2015
Latest inspection report: HMP The Mount - April 2018 (PDF)
Action plan: HMP The Mount - January 2019 (PDF)
Regime: The regime includes full/part-time education, workshops, training courses & farms and gardens. A range of skills and offending behaviour programs are available to support the rehabilitation of offenders in preparation for release.