HM Prison Service

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What we do

We keep those sentenced to prison in custody, helping them lead law-abiding and useful lives, both while they are in prison and after they are released.

HMPS is an executive agency, sponsored by HM Prison and Probation Service.

Read more about what we do


Our management

Director General Operations HMPPS
Chief Operating Officer Prisons
Executive Director Custodial Contracts

Contact HMPS

HM Prison Service

102 Petty France
United Kingdom

Main switchboard

0300 047 6325

Find a prisoner

Find a prisoner
PO Box 2152
B15 1SD
United Kingdom

Use the Prisoner Location Service to find people in prison when you don’t know which prison they are in. You must include:

Include as much of the following as you can:

- your name, or the organisation you represent
- your date of birth
- your address including postcode
- name of the person you want to find
- the reason you want to find them - for example you’re their solicitor, or a family member
- any other names they may have used
- their date of birth

Make an FOI request

  1. Read about the Freedom of Information (FOI) Act and how to make a request.
  2. Check our previous releases to see if we’ve already answered your question.
  3. Make a new request by contacting us using the details below.

Freedom of Information requests

Disclosure team
Postal Point 10.25, Floor 10
102 Petty France
United Kingdom

Corporate information

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