Guidance

Northumberland Prison

Northumberland is a privately run male prison in Morpeth, Northumberland.

Northumberland prison is now offering visits for family, friends and significant others, in line with stage 1 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.

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.

Northumberland 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 Northumberland Prison.

Published 15 January 2020
Last updated 18 August 2021 + show all updates
  1. Added link to information about testing for physical contact at visits.

  2. Visits opened for family, friends and significant others.

  3. visits update

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

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

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

  7. Amended video call info

  8. Updated video calling info

  9. Updated visiting times and visiting procedure changes in line with coronavirus restrictions.

  10. Prisons visits update

  11. First published.