HMP Rye Hill, General Details

HMP Rye Hill opened in 2001. It has had five full-time directors since it opened. It has been subject to three rectification notices, in 2005, 2007 and 2010. The latter was lifted in December 2010.

Short description of residential units

  • Andrews – Vulnerable prisoners
  • Beaumont – Vulnerable prisoners and induction
  • Carling – General
  • Davies – General
  • Edwards – General
  • Farley – Induction
  • Garforth – General
  • Hastings – General

Each unit has 72 cells.

The prison is run by G4S and the director in charge is Richard Stedman. It has a capacity of 625 and is part of the East Midlands region.

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