General Details, HMP The Mount

HMP The Mount opened in 1987 as a young offender institution and changed role to a male category C prison in 1989. It is situated on the outskirts of Bovingdon in Hertfordshire.


The purpose built accommodation comprises 8 main wings.

  • The Annexe – a ‘super-enhanced’ wing, cell doors never locked. 36 prisoners
  • Brister – Induction wing holding 110 prisoners
  • Dixon – Enhanced wing holding 120 prisoners
  • Ellis – Standard wing holding 117 prisoners
  • Howard – Enhanced wing holding 110 prisoners
  • Lakes – Well-being unit for men needing support, including substance misuse
  • Narey – Older prisoner wing (over-50s) holding 60 prisoners
  • Nash – Standard wing holding 250 prisoners

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