HMP Featherstone, Visits and getting there

Visits are held as follows:

  • Tues – Fri: 14:30 – 16: 30
  • Sat – Sun: 14:00 – 16:00

To book a visit you can call the booking line number – 0300 060 6502, lines are open from Monday – Friday, 09:00 – 18:00, but it is closed on Bank Holidays. Telephone bookings can be made up until 18:00, two days prior to a visit. For example, the last booking for a Wednesday visit will be 18:00 on Monday. Visits can be booked up to 28 days in advance.

You can also  make an  email booking 24 hours a day on visitsbooking.westmidlands@noms.gsi.gov.uk. or book online, visit: www.gov.uk/prison-visits

All you need is  the name and date of birth of the person you are visiting and their  prisoner number. You can choose up to 3 possible dates and times. Prison booking staff will check what’s available and confirm your visit by email. You’ll also receive your visiting order (VO) number by email. You must bring this with you when you visit. If you’ve made an online visit booking request and haven’t received a confirmation email within 1-3 working days, email visitsbooking.westmidlands@noms.gsi.gov.uk

There is a Visitors Centre outside the prison which has toilets, refreshments and children’s play area. Opening hours are Mon – Fri 11:30 – 12:30, Mon -Thurs 14:00 – 16:00, & Fri 14:00 – 15:00.

 

Transport to the Prison

If you want to plan your journey on public transport visit the the traveline web site (click here). It is an excellent way to plan your visits.

A Community Transport service operates on Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday picking up from Birmingham New Street railway station and Wolverhampton railway station and then onto the establishment. Bookings for the service must be made in advance on 0800 316 9048 and service users must register using the above free phone number before travel. Return fares are applicable and can be paid to the driver on the day of travel. For further details regarding the service please call 0800 316 9048.

The nearest Railway Station is Wolverhampton, complete rest of journey by bus #872 bus from Wolverhampton or #70 bus from outside University of Wolverhampton or Community bus service.

If travelling by car take the A449 northbound from Wolverhampton – there is a visitors car parking facility at the prison

 

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