General Information, HMP Lewes

HMP Lewes has been a prison from the mid 1800’s. When build on the traditional Victorian radial style the prison was outside the town and a generous amount of land was enclosed within the perimeter wall which has allowed for in-filling over the years with additional buildings. It stands today at one end of the High Street about half a mile from the town centre.

 Accommodation 

  • A wing – local prison and remand centre holding 134
  • C wing – local prison and remand centre holding 164
  • CAS – care and support unit holding 16
  • F wing – local prison and remand centre holding 187
  • G wing – stabilisation unit holding 26
  • K wing – first night centre holding 22
  • L wing – sentenced category C adults holding 80
  • M wing – local prison and remand centre holding 94
  • Health care centre – inpatient facility holding 19

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