HMP Full Sutton

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HMP Full Sutton is a modern, purpose-built, maximum security prison for men in category A and category B situated in York.

POPS delivers the Visitor Centre Services at HMP Full Sutton providing a warm welcome and advice and support for all visitors on a range of issues including travel, debt and housing. We also provide one to one support around the visiting process and prison procedures.

Visitors are able to join the family forum group where they can bring up any issues or contribute ideas to make the visitor experience more relaxed and friendly.

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 Full Sutton, travel directions, and other essential information.

Important Numbers

Booking Line: 01759 475 355
Families Support Lead: 01759 575 440
Prison Switchboard: 01759 475 100

Visiting Times

14:30 -16:15
13:30 -16:15
14:00 -16:15
14:00 -16:15

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