Guidance

Forest Bank Prison

Forest Bank is a privately run male prison in Pendlebury, Salford.

Prison visits are temporarily suspended following instructions for people to stay at home, protect the NHS and save lives. We will update here as soon as this changes. You can also follow @HMPPS on Twitter and read a rolling update page.

There are a number of other ways to contact someone in prison if you are unable to visit them. You can:

You can also contact the Prisoners’ Families Helpline on 0808 808 2003.

It is managed by Sodexo.

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

Published 15 January 2020
Last updated 25 March 2020 + show all updates
  1. Prisons visits update

  2. First published.