HMP Durham

Key Contact Details

Name of Prison HMP Durham
Address: Old Elvet
Other contact details:
Web Site:
Main switchboard: 0191 332 3400
At Risk hotline:
Fax: 0191 332 3401
Visits booking number: 0191 332 3417
Visits booking website:
Visits centre web site: Click here
Visits centre number: 0191 3323676
Type of Prison: Male Cat B

The prison is part of the North East Region and is run by HMPS. It has a capacity of 996 and the #1 governor is Philip Husband, who has been in charge since August 2018.