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The Mount

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.

Address:Molyneaux Avenue
Hemel Hempstead

Tel: 01442 836300
Fax: 01442 836301

Governor: Kevin Leggett

Accommodation: Category C male

Operational capacity: 1028 as of 31 August 2015

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.

Her Majesty's Prison & Probation Service


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