HMP High Down


Key Contact Details

Name of Prison HMP High Down
Address: High Down Lane
Other contact details:
Web Site:
Main switchboard: 0207 147 6300
At Risk hotline:
Fax: 0207 147 6301
Visits booking number: 0207 147 6570.
Visits booking email:
Visits booking web site:
Type of Prison: Male Cat B

HMP High Down is a relatively new prison build on a very old mental hospital site. It is run by HMPS as part of the London Region and has a capacity of 1153. The #1 governor is called Jo Simms, who has been in post since August 2020.