Guidance

Forest Bank Prison

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

Prison social visits are temporarily suspended at Forest Bank following national lockdown. We will update here as soon as this changes. There may be the opportunity for visits under exceptional compassionate reasons which should be agreed in advance with the prison prior to travel.

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.

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 21 December 2020 + show all updates
  1. Updated visit info

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

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

  4. Prisons visits update

  5. First published.