Guidance

Parc Prison and Young Offender Institute

Parc is a privately run prison and young offender institute (YOI) in Bridgend, South Wales.

January 2022 update

HMP Parc 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.

Parc 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 Parc Prison.

Published 15 January 2020
Last updated 14 January 2022 + show all updates
  1. Updated visiting information: Testing for visitors aged 12 and over.

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

  3. Prison moved into National Stage 3 framework and is now preparing to open visits for family, friends and significant others. We will update this page with specific visiting information as soon as possible.

  4. Updated visiting information in line with coronavirus restrictions

  5. Updated visiting information message

  6. Updated visiting information.

  7. Updated visiting information in line with coronavirus restrictions.

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

  9. Prisons visits update

  10. First published.