Visits update for north east prisons

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We regret to inform you that visits to HMP Durham, HMP YOI Deerbolt and HMP YOI Low Newton are temporarily cancelled due to Covid restrictions.

Property for prisoners at HMP Durham can not be handed or posted in for prisoners at this time.  

If you would like to speak to a member of our team at HMP Durham (tel 0191 332 3484), HMP Deerbolt (tel 01833 633272) or HMP Low Newton (tel 0191 3764138)  please contact the visitors centre.

If you are visiting HMPs Holme House, Kirklevington, Northumberland or Frankland please remember to take a lateral flow test on the morning of your visit and bring evidence of the negative test to you visit. This will need to be on the NHS app, website, email or text to confirm the negative result. You will also be expected to wear a mask throughout the visit and observe social distancing rules. 

Unfortunately refreshment facilities and play areas are currently closed. 

Before visiting a north east prison please check out the procedures at the establishment on our website or contact our visits teams if you have any questions. Details about visiting north east prisons are HERE.