Guidance

Altcourse Prison

Altcourse is a privately run male prison in Liverpool.

Altcourse is now offering visits for family, friends and significant others, in line with stage 2 of the National Framework for Prisons.

Find out more about visiting someone in prison during the COVID-19 pandemic. You can also follow @HMPPS on Twitter and read a rolling update page.

We are now allowing physical contact at social visits following a negative rapid test. Find out more here.

You can also contact the Prisoners’ Families Helpline on 0808 808 2003. You will not be able to book a visit using this number.

This prison is contracted out to G4S.

For details on when and how to arrange visits, understand how the prison is run and how to get in contact, visit Altcourse Prison.

Published 15 January 2020
Last updated 17 August 2021 + show all updates
  1. Added link to information about testing for physical contact at visits.

  2. New visiting times and booking information added.

  3. Updated visiting information in line with coronavirus restrictions.

  4. covid update

  5. Updated visiting information in line with new local restriction tiers.

  6. Updated visiting information in line with new local restriction tiers.

  7. Updated visiting information in line with coronavirus restrictions.

  8. Added survey link

  9. Prisons visits update

  10. First published.