HMP Lancaster Farms

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HMP 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.

Recent Updates

Useful Information

The following resources may help to prepare you for your visit:

Important Contact Information

Booking Line: 01524 563 636 (open Monday to Friday, 09:00 – 12:00)
Visitor Centre: 01524 563 556
Prison Switchboard:  01524 563 450
POPS’ Family Lead:

Visitor Centre Opening Times

Monday, Thursday and Friday Closed
Tuesday & Wednesday 12.00 – 5.00pm
Saturday & Sunday 12.30 – 5.00pm

Visiting Times

No visits
14:00 – 15:00, 15:30 – 16:30
14:00 – 15:00, 15:30 – 16:30
No visits
No visits
14:00 – 15:00, 15:30 – 16:30
14:00 – 15:00, 15:30 – 16:30

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.

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 or submitted via the online Safer Custody portal on the Prisoners’ Families Helpline website (link below).

Last updated 08/01/2024.