Guidance

Parc Prison and Young Offender Institute

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

Prison visits are temporarily suspended at Parc following local restriction tiers. 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. We will update here as soon as this changes.

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.

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 31 December 2020 + show all updates
  1. Updated visiting information in line with coronavirus restrictions

  2. Updated visiting information message

  3. Updated visiting information.

  4. Updated visiting information in line with coronavirus restrictions.

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

  6. Prisons visits update

  7. First published.