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.


  • A wing – drug and alcohol support holding 134
  • C wing – general population  holding 164
  • F wing – sex offenders and others vulnerable prisoners  holding 178
  • G wing – first nights  unit holding 23
  • K wing – drug and alcohol support holding  22
  • L wing – general population holding 80
  • M wing – general population holding 94
  • Health care centre – inpatient facility holding 11

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