Guidance

Oakwood Prison

Oakwood is a privately run male prison in Featherstone, West Midlands.

January 2022 update

Oakwood prison 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.

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. You will not be able to book a visit using this number.

Oakwood is managed by G4S.

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

Published 15 January 2020
Last updated 13 January 2022 + show all updates
  1. Updated visiting information: Testing for visitors aged 12 and over.

  2. Visits update

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

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

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

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

  7. Prisons visits update

  8. First published.