Guidance

Ashfield Prison

Ashfield Prison is a privately run adult male prison in Pucklechurch, Bristol.

January 2022 update

HMP Ashfield is offering visits for family and friends. Visiting times and availability may change at short notice. You should contact the prison direct for any queries.

Visitors aged 12 and over need to take a lateral flow device test (LFD) before coming for their visit. 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 managed by Serco Group plc.

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

HM Prison and Probation Service publishes action plans for Ashfield Prison in response to independent inspections.

Published 11 March 2020
Last updated 1 February 2022 + show all updates
  1. Updated visiting information: Visits have been suspended.

  2. Updated visiting information: Reduced visit schedule and testing for visitors aged 12 and over.

  3. Updated visiting information: Testing for visitors aged 12 and over.

  4. Updated physical contact guidance

  5. Updated visiting information in line with coronavirus restrictions.

  6. covid update

  7. Updated visits info

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

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

  10. Updated visiting information in line with new national restrictions in England.

  11. Updated: Ashfield prison visiting information in line with coronavirus restrictions.

  12. Added survey link

  13. Prisons visits update

  14. First published.