HMP Whatton

Switchboard: 0194 980 3200

Worried or concerned about a loved one?

HMP Whatton has a safer custody hotline to call or email if you are worried about the health or safety of a resident. Please call 0194 980 3484 and leave your name, telephone number and the reason for your call. Also, leave the name and prisoner number of your loved one. You can also email

How to keep in touch:

If you have a loved one in HMP Whatton you can email them via email a prisoner.

Visiting information:

Visiting HMP Whatton or need to know more information about how to book a visit? You can find the most up-to-date visits information here.

For further information about the visitor centre call 0194 980 3564 or email

More information:

For more information, support and advice on all aspects of the justice system, you can contact the Prisoners’ Families Helpline on 0808 808 2003 (9am – 8pm Monday to Friday and 10am – 3pm at the weekend).

Children Heard and Seen support children, young people and their families, who are impacted by parental imprisonment. If you would like to find out more about their services, you can contact them here: