General Information. HMP Winchester

HMP Winchester was built in 1846 and is a typical Victorian prison of radial design. C wing was fully refurbished in 2008. There are 2 main parts to the prison, the main older part holding Cat B man, and the new smaller part, commonly referred to a West Hill holding Cat C men who are eligible for ROTLs


  • A wing: remand and convicted mixed wing, induction and first night wing
  • B wing: remand and convicted mixed wing
  • C wing: induction, first night unit for prisoners undergoing detoxification only, detoxification and
  • integrated dug treatment system remand and convicted wing
  • D wing: remand and convicted vulnerable prisoner wing
  • West Hill (and Hearn): category C training unit.

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