HMP Wakefield

Name or Prison HMP Wakefield
Address: 5 Love Lane
West Yorkshire
Other contact details:
Web Site:
Main switchboard: 01924 612 000
At Risk hotline:
Fax: 01924 612 001
Visits booking number: 01924 612 274
Visits booking email:
Visits booking txt number:
Type of Prison: Male Cat A & B


The acting #1 governor is Andy Ripley. The prison is run by HMPS and is part of the Yorkshire & Humberside prison region, as well as the very high security unit, The Close Supervision Centre (CSC),being under the control of Directorate of High Security. It has on overall capacity of 750.