HMP Altcourse

Key Contact Details

Name of Prison HMP Altcourse
Address: Higher Lane
Liverpool L9 7LH
Other contact details:
Web Site:
Main switchboard: 0151 522 2000
At Risk hotline:
Fax: 0151 522 2121
Visits booking number: 0151 522 2196, or 0151 522 2042
Visits booking email:
Visits booking txt number:
Type of Prison: Male Cat B

HMP Altcourse was the first UK prison to be run as a private prison. It is run by G4S as part of the North West Prison region. The #1 at the prison is Steve Williams who has been in charge since September 2016, and  the prison has a capacity of 1033