HMP Lancaster Farms

Lancaster Farms Visitor CentreHMP Lancaster Farms is a category C male resettlement prison.

POPS delivers the Visitor Centre Services at HMP Lancaster Farms providing a warm welcome and advice and support for all visitors on a range of issues including travel, debt and housing. We also offer one to one support at times to suit families, please ask for more information.

Before your visit make sure you download POPS’ 10 THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW information sheet. This includes information on how to book a visit at HMP Lancaster Farms, travel directions, and other essential information.

More information can be found in our Visitor Information Booklet.

Important Numbers

Booking Line: 01524 563 636 (open Monday to Friday, 09:00 – 12:00)
Book Online: http://www.gov.uk/prison-visits
Visitor Centre: 01524 563450 (ask to be put through to the visitor centre)
Prison Switchboard:  01524 563450

Visitor Centre Opening Times

Monday, Thursday and Friday Closed
Tuesday & Wednesday 12.00 – 5.00pm
Saturday & Sunday 12.00 – 4.00pm

Visiting Times

Monday:   
Tuesday:  
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Friday:        
Saturday:      
Sunday:     
No visits
14:00 – 15.00, 15.30 – 16.30
14:00 – 15.00, 15.30 – 16.30
No visits
No visits
14:00 – 15.30
14:00 – 15.30

Financial Assistance with Visiting 

If you qualify to receive help with your finances such as benefits, you may be able to recoup all or part of the cost of your travel expenses.

Find out more

Click here to complete an application form

Safer Custody

If you have concerns about someone in prison please call 01524 563 518 between the hours of 08:00 – 17:00. If your call is out-of-hours call the main switch board and ask for the ‘orderly officer’.

Concerns may also be brought to the attention of POPS’ staff for follow up.