What type of prison is Hindley?

What type of prison is Hindley?

Hindley Prison opened in 1961 as a Borstal. In 1983 it was re-classified as a Youth Custody Centre. Hindley was then re-classified as an adult prison and in 1997 it became a joint prison and Young Offenders Institution. In 2015 Hindley was reclassified as a full adult jail for offenders over the age of 21.

What prison is in Wigan?

Hindley Prison
Hindley is a prison and young offender institution (YOI) in Bickershaw, near Wigan, for men aged 18 and over.

Is Blackthorn prison Real?

Information. It is under the control of the UK Prison Service, but is semi-privatised, with the majority of security and day to day operations being carried out by SecuritVite.

How do I book a visit to Hindley prison?

If you’ve made an online visit booking request and haven’t received a confirmation email within 1-3 working days, email [email protected] You can also book by phone, there are 2 number for under 18s (01942 663492) and over 18s (01942 663234). The phone lines are open at: Sunday: 0915 – 1300, 1415 – 1645.

Can Prisoners send money out?

The money cannot come straight to you. It will be kept for you by the prison in an account. This is called your private cash account. Money can be sent in any form of legal tender but cheques or postal orders are better.

What is F wing in prison?

F wing: Detoxification Unit (F4 F5 Vulnerable Prisoners)

Which prison is used as Blackthorn?

HM Prison and Young Offenders Institute Bullingdon is a public sector prison operated by HM Prison and Probation Service an executive agency of the Ministry of Justice. The prison is located near MoD Bicester, in the Oxfordshire countryside.

Can you go straight to a cat d prison?

To be able to get to a Category D Prison you have to be recategorised as a minimal risk or minimal security factor for the prison. OMU, your offender management unit will work out your risk factor based on 3 things: risk of escape. harm to the public, if they were to escape.

How long is a prison visit?

Prison set their own visiting times, and will usually be 2 or 3 weekday afternoons and Saturday and Sunday afternoons, look at the pages on your establishment to see when they are. Visits are for a set time, usually 1 hour, but increase in length as you move up from Standard to Enhanced status.

How long does it take to book a prison visit?

This is the earliest that someone will be able to telephone to book a visit. All visits need to be booked 24-48 hours in advance (depending on the prison) so there is usually a day or two delay before you can make your first visit.

Where is Hindley Prison Wigan?

Hindley Prison. Tel: 01942 663100 – Gibson Street, Bickershaw, Wigan, WN2 5TH. HMP Hindley currently a young offenders CAT C male establishment opened its doors back in 1961 as a borstal. It changed to a a youth custody centre I 1983 and now accepts young male offenders with between 12 months and 4 years of their sentence.

Where is the HMP Hindley?

Hindley Prison. Tel: 01942 663100 – Gibson Street, Bickershaw, Wigan, WN2 5TH. HMP Hindley currently a young offenders CAT C male establishment opened its doors back in 1961 as a borstal.

How do I contact someone in Hindley Prison?

There are a number of other ways to contact someone in prison if you are unable to visit them. You can also contact the Prisoners’ Families Helpline on 0808 808 2003. You will not be able to book a visit using this number. To visit someone in Hindley you must:

What is the age range for Hindley Prison?

Hindley is a prison and young offender institution (YOI) in Bickershaw, near Wigan, for men aged 18 and over. Hindley prison is now offering visits for family, friends and significant others, in line with stage 2 of the National Framework for Prisons.

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