Hmp prison profiles information list page 5 prison talk. Hmp maidstone is a category c working prison in maidstone, kent. Maidstone prison is situated on the northern edge of the county town of kent. Weald capacity 149 is an induction wing for prisoners new to this prison. Notice for prisoners, residents and visitors maintaining contact with family and friends is important to everyone in hmp dovegate. Diqueon blackwood lashed out at the officers who had told him to stop kissing his girlfriend during a visit. It is also close to the court, as before the days of motor vehicles, it was difficult to move prisoners over long distances between the court and the prison, with the ever present danger that they would escape or be rescued by their friends. Visits information respect and decency hmp dovegate.
Visit someone in prison you cannot currently visit someone in prison because of coronavirus covid19. Conveniently located in maidstone high street, prison island is part escape room, part. You can contact this general practice using the phone number 01622 775403. Hm prison maidstone is a category c mens prison, located in maidstone, kent, england. The prison does run subsidised bus which you can book at the same time you book your visit, and this picks up at both the bus and the train station in norwich. There is a monthly timetable of visits, with 4 remand and 3 convicted visits each weekday and 2 of each at the weekends you always have to book a visit in advance. The 25yearold launched a flurry of punches and headbutts in what was described as a nasty and ugly attack in front of families and children at hmp maidstone. Meet maidstone prisons new governor judith feline shes in. Hms maidstone was a submarine depot ship of the royal navy. For times, prices and availability call the visitors centre 01603 326051. This online legal visits booking service is only available for preregistered users for the establishments listed below.
Also involved in the design of maidstone prison was kent architect john whichcord snr, who was surveyor to the county of kent from the 1820s. Maidstone prison is one of the oldest penal institutions in the united kingdom, having been in operation for over 200 years. You can pre book your first visit to hmp yoi peterborough by calling 01733 217536. Booking a visit all bookings should be made by email on the hmp oakwood booking form, to request a booking form please email legalvisits. Booking a visit at hmp oakwood residents are given the opportunity to book their own visits through the kiosk. The hms maidstone was sent to belfast in october 1969 as an accommodation ship for 2,000 british troops. Making prison visits easier to book government digital service. On arrival at polmont for a visit upon entering the main door of the prison, there is a front desk staffed by prison officers. The booking should be made within the first 28 days following the start of the residents stay in custody. There are four residential units and one segregation unit. East sutton park is an open prison and young offender institute yoi in maidstone, kent. Hmp erlestoke riot exposed staff shortage bbc news.
If your issue is complex and you need to talk to us in person, please include your number in the email and. The prison is operated by her majesty s prison service. Hmp maidstone 5 introduction we last inspected a very different maidstone nearly four years ago when the prison mainly held sex offenders. Online use this online service to book a social visit to a prisoner in england or wales you need the. In 1951 maidstone called briefly at corunna to land a sick crewman. Hmp maidstone repeat prescriptions and private prescriptions plus contact details including hmp maidstone phone number 01622775403 01622 775403 and address information with uk. Hmp acklington hmp acklington is a category c prison for convicted adult male prisoners. When former prison governor dave atkinson was transferred to hmp exeter in march, mrs feline saw her chance to pounce on this job. Sign up for facebook today to discover local businesses near you.
I opened a bank account for the first time and the bank sent me a letter containing a cheque book and cash. This works differently for different types of visits. All subsequent visits must be booked by the resident via the kiosk system. The hm prison service have launched its new online prison visits booking service. Hmp maidstone is a dedicated foreign national prison. The prisoner must add you to their visitor list before you can book a visit. During his visits to the prison, reformer john howard reported poor living conditions at the. Booking a visit all requests for use of legal visits booths at the prison should be made through the email booking system. Jul 08, 2014 making prison visits easier to book posted by. All visits to any uk prison always needs to be by appointment which must be made in advance, and we must supply prisoner details while booking the visit, please have these to hand when you call us. If you book by email, complete the maidstone visits booking request form 439kb as part of you application. Maidstone prison information about hmp maidstone supplied by.
Stay at home and use other ways to contact someone in prison. Image caption tensions rose at hmp erlestoke after inmates were ordered to remain in their cells. Maidstone prison is a category c establishment with a capacity of 600 accommodated in 4 wings. Maidstone had a semipermanent mooring off monkey island portland but often put to sea with her brood. Failure to do so may result in the visit not taking place. Hmp maidstone noms custodial property ministry of justice. Maidstone houses male only, convicted and remand, adult and local remand young offenders located in lewes, east sussex. Therefore we have optimized our solution to fit your business and give you the right tools to stay ahead of your competitors, expand your market presence, transform data into decisions and retain your customers. Alongside its neighbour, hmyoi castington, it is the most northerly establishment in the country. When i was a child i can not remember receiving letters through our letterbox at home addressed to me.
Opened in 1819, and reroled to a foreign nationals prison and home office immigration enforcement centre in 20, the prison has capacity to hold 600 men. Benefit book bank statement other letter from official source. Medical interventions provided by a nursedoctor such as opiate substitution therapy ost and detoxification. Meet maidstone prisons new governor judith feline shes. This former raf station, situated near to the small town of amble in northumberland, was acquired by the prison service in 1971 and the prison opened in 1972. Agents are required to carry their law society of scotland id cards.
Maidstone prison parking car parks, street parking, private. If you appear under the influence of alcohol or any illicit substance you may be offered a closed visit or denied entry to the visits hall. If hmp maidstone is closed it is recommended to call nhs 111. Like most of the older county prisons maidstone prison stands close to the town centre in county road, maidstone. Independent monitoring board hmp maidstone annual report for the year ending 28 february 2016.
If you are you concerned about a friend or family member in custody at hmp maidstone, please call the sharing concerns helpline on 0161 817 5958. She visits, she listens and where words fail music speaks. Medical interventions provided by a nursedoctor such. Visits and getting there, hmp bure doingtime, a guide to.
Uk government property asset freeholdfeuholdfee simple property located in maidstone south east used by noms custodial property ministry of justice. Also, please note that due to maintenance, this site will be unavailable for approximately 15 minutes from 4. You may be entitled to help with your travel expenses. Hm prison maidstone is a category c mens prison, located in. Uk hmp rochester is one of a handful of prisons that helped the ministry of justice test early versions of a new digital service, the prison visit booking exemplar. Our aim is to make your visit as pleasant as possible and we need your cooperation for this to happen. See 2 photos and 1 tip from 8 visitors to hmp maidstone. It operated in the mediterranean sea, indian ocean and pacific ocean during the second world war. To ask the secretary of state for justice, what the average length of a prisoners incarceration is at hmp maidstone. Privilege visiting orders pvos are only valid mid week. Booking a visit required both prisoner and visitor to jump through hoops.
In 1971 it became her majesty s prison maidstone hmp maidstone for internees. Maidstone prison information about hmp maidstone supplied. The prison act 1952 requires every prison to be monitored by an independent board appointed by the secretary of state from members of the community in which the prison is situated. The number of visits allowed each month depends upon the. Property is 29230 m2 and tenure is freeholdfeuholdfee simple. Why no recognition of hms maidstones role in norths. Chapel of the good shepherd at maidstone prison, maidstone. Doncaster houses a male population of up to 1145 individuals, approximately 200 of whom are young offenders aged 1820.
Please note due to the restrictions put in place for us around the coronavirus outbreak, pact staff are not currently operating from prison premises. Since then the prison has changed its role and is now a category c training prison for foreign nationals serving prison sentences for criminal offences. Visits can be booked up to a maximum of 14 days in advance with a minimum of 48 hours notice. It is of special interest as a gothic revival prison chapel dating from 1910 which uses for its time an unusual constructional technique in the form of concrete blocks simulating stonework. Maintaining contact with family and friends is important to everyone in hmp dovegate. This treatment centre has been developed as part of an integrated approach to regime delivery.175 1129 716 317 772 1577 353 1548 1286 358 539 652 813 343 518 203 337 1528 941 1593 181 827 178 288 714 906 140 1088 680 315 174 996 98