Guidance

Northumberland Prison

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

January 2022 update

HMP Northumberland is now offering visits for family, friends and significant others.

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.

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 January 2022 + show all updates
  1. Updated visiting information: Reduced visit schedule and testing for visitors aged 12 and over.

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

  3. Added link to information about testing for physical contact at visits.

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

  5. visits update

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

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

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

  9. Amended video call info

  10. Updated video calling info

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

  12. Prisons visits update

  13. First published.