HMYOI Hindley

Facebook page for POPS at HMP Buckley HallAt this difficult time, information concerning visits is often subject to rapid changes which may not be reflected here. Please visit POPS’ Facebook page for HMYOI Hindley for all the latest information and updates.

Hindley Visitor Centre from behind deskThe POPS’ Visitor Centre at HMYOI Hindley is small but perfectly formed and has a warm and friendly atmosphere. Support is available to families from POPS’ staff in the visitor centre who have strong working relationships with other local organisations including Barnardo’s, Gingerbread and APVU.Hindley Visitor Centre - from entrance)

Themed family days take place throughout the year. We also have activities for pensioners in the local community inviting them to Christmas lunch and Jubilee parties and a newly introduced family forum.

HMYOI Hindley is a Young Offenders and Adult Male Category C establishment.

Recent Updates

HMYOI Hindley are now allowing physical contact at social visits following a negative rapid test. Please be aware that there are no testing facilities on-site. Tests must be completed at home and proof of completion brought to the visit. Find out more at

Useful Documents

Before your visit make sure you download and read the following documents:

Important Contact Information

Booking Line: 01942 663 492
Visitor Centre: 01942 663 187
Prison Switchboard: 01942 663 100

POPS’ Family Lead:

Visitor Centre Opening Times

Monday – Thursday 12.00pm – 5.00pm

Visiting Times:

14:00-15:00, 15:45-16:45
14:00-15:00, 15:45-16:45
14:00-15:00, 15:45-16:45
14:00-15:00, 15:45-16:45
No visits at the current time
No visits at the current time
No visits at the current time

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.

Safer Custody

If you have concerns about someone in prison please call 01942 663 294. This is a confidential 24 hour hotline. If no-one is available to take your call please leave a message and someone will return your call at the earliest opportunity.

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

Last updated 24/11/21