Hmp featherstone is a category c mens prison in featherstone near wolverhampton, staffordshire. It holds around 650 men and was last inspected in october 20. This service was registered by cqc on 1 april 2016. Jun 05, 2019 the name and date of birth of the person you are visiting. Today sees the release of the annual report of the imb of hmp featherstone. Hm prison featherstone is a category c mens prison, located in the village of featherstone near. Hmp featherstone, visits and getting there doingtime, a. The recording is downloaded onto a computer where music and sound effects are added. New services are assessed to check they are likely to be safe, effective, caring, responsive and wellled. Hmp featherstone 5 introduction hmp featherstone is a male category c training and resettlement prison situated near wolverhampton. Support services featherstone prison visitors centre. Feb 06, 2017 hmp featherstone is a category c mens prison which houses more than 600 inmates. House block 2 is also general but has one spur which is currently used for segregation. Incident at oakwood prison has been resolved says g4s.
Follow up sent to hmp featherstone imb by jennifer tiplady on 6 october 2010. This is a new and integrated model bringing together the staff responsible for delivering these core elements of the service into 1 truly integrated team. It is not always easy to get through on these lines, so they. Prison booking staff will check whats available and confirm your visit by email. Hmp hewell, hmp birmingham, hmp stoke heath and hmp featherstone allegedly. Dec 19, 2016 prisoners are refusing to leave their cells at hmp featherstone for fear of being attacked over drug debts, a report has revealed. The prison will email you to confirm when you can visit this may. A response to my request is now overdue, in law i should have received a response by the 15th september 2010. The prisoner must add you to their visitor list before you can book a visit. Where is hmp featherstone, how many inmates are held at the.
If you need a pdf reader, you can download adobe pdf reader for free. Jan 11, 2018 hmp featherstone became infested with mice and rats after prisoners threw rubbish out of their cells. Hmp brinsford is a young males prison for adults between 18 and 21. Hmp featherstone imb view and make freedom of information. In 2002 two additional education blocks were built. Report on an unannounced inspection of hmp featherstone by hm. The search was being carried out at featherstone prison, a category c prison. Your disability liaison officer dlo or personal officer can download. Hmp featherstone prisoner beaten in attack inside cell. Gavin prevents hmp featherstone from being turned into an. Hmyoi brinsford, visits and getting there doingtime, a.
Book a school visit, classroom workshop or teachertraining session. Andy thompson born 1967 in featherstone an english former footballer, played 533 professional games, of which 376 were for wolverhampton wanderers f. The prison service has said 256 places at hmp featherstone, near. Book trust gave venues a checklist that included marketing, signage, consent forms, briefing staff, laying out the room, riskassessment, providing space for the. Police charge 11 over drone drugs smuggling plot at four. Indeed may be compensated by these employers, helping keep indeed free for jobseekers. The attached table provides a breakdown of financial remedies applied for both hmp birmingham and hmp oakwood hmp featherstone ii was the working name during construction of hmp. Before you book a visit by email, phone or in person at the visitors centre, you need to be aware of the prisoners visits pin code which will be given to you by the prisoner. Featherstone prison block reopens after disorder express. When visiting a prison you have two choices, the first is to call the prison visits booking line and book your visit over the phone which can take an extremely long time, or you can request a visit online using the system provided by noms.
An incident lasting more than five hours at the countrys largest prison has been resolved, security firm g4s has said. Hmp featherstone is a category c closed training prison for male adults. Hmp featherstone, visits and getting there doingtime, a guide to. Mr tremaynes death was the third natural cause death at featherstone since the start of 2016.
The site already accommodated hmp featherstone and opened in november 1991. Hmp featherstone, new road, featherstone, wolverhampton, wv10 7pu. Download and print activity sheets from our me and my dadmum project. Report on an unannounced inspection of hmp featherstone. Alongside the family support worker, the following support is also regularly available. Hm prison oakwood is a category c prison in the village of featherstone, wolverhampton, in staffordshire, england. To book a visit you can call the booking line number 0300 060 6502, lines are open from monday friday, 09. When it reaches capacity it will be one of the largest prisons in england and wales, providing places for up to 1,605 category c male prisoners.
Featherstone prison was constructed on property previously owned by the ministry of defence in the early 1980 inmates of the prison were found to be making forgeries of the work of bernard leach brinsford prison was opened on the same site, adjacent to featherstone in 1991 in a 2001 study by the prison reform trust, featherstone. Challenging environment at hmp featherstone independent. All visits, whether to a remanded or convicted prisoner, need to be booked. From 1st april 2016 inclusion started the delivery of the substance misuse and mental health interventions at hmp featherstone. Aug 29, 2012 a west midlands prison is being recategorised to hold more prisoners who will be allowed into the community on temporary licences. May 08, 2018 the library at hmp berwyn celebrated its first literary festival last week. Aug 30, 2017 hmp featherstone was put into lockdown after inmates kicked off a riot on 29 august credit. Footage has emerged of prisoner enduring brutal beating at hmp featherstone. When you arrive you should book in at the external visitors. This is run in conjunction with hmp dartmoor and featherstone continues to be the second largest completer of story book. The report covers the period 1st november 2015 to 31st october 2016 and reflects on both the strengths of the prison and the challenges it faces. Congratulations to the 21 selected entrants published in the first ever personalised prison yellow book for hmp leicester.
Report on an announced inspection of hmp featherstone by. Dec 16, 2016 today sees the release of the annual report of the imb of hmp featherstone. The interview is the ideal opportunity to tell us more about yourself, your work history or personal experiences, so we can get to know you better and assess how you will be suited to prison work. Hmp featherstone was opened in november 1976, with house blocks 5, 6 and 7 being added later. If the monday falls as a bank holiday the visit is held the following wednesday. The independent monitoring board annual report for hmp.
It has a variety of education courses available, including welfare to work and enhanced thinking skills programmes. Alan was more than happy to help arrange a visit and in july 2014 ian spent an afternoon in hmp featherstone library. Click here to download prison service instruction on visit booking services. You can book to visit an inmate online saving you time and. Featherstone prison was constructed on property previously owned by the ministry of defence. Mar 25, 2020 featherstone is an adult cat c closed trainingresettlement establishment. A prisoner working on the virtual campus using a prison computer in the education department at hmp featherstone prison. The series of events, held alongside world book night on april 23, saw authors and poets visit the prison to give the men the chance to write their own work. Make a request for a social visit to someone in a prison in england and wales.
Visits can be booked up to a maximum of 14 days in advance with a minimum of 48 hours notice. This is run in conjunction with hmp dartmoor and featherstone continues to be the second largest completer of story book dads and is very popular. Currently, barnardos deliver visitor services at hmp featherstone. Booking a visit at hmp oakwood residents are given the opportunity to book their own visits through the kiosk. A full lockdown search was under way today at a prison after reports that two guns had been smuggled inside the jail. Hmp featherstone was put into lockdown after inmates kicked off a riot on 29 august credit. The trouble broke out on a wing at hmp oakwood in featherstone, near. You should bring the confirmation email with you to the prison. Outstanding the service is performing exceptionally well.
Report on an unannounced inspection of hmp featherstone 24 october 3 november 2016 hmp featherstone 945. Police charge 11 over drone drugs smuggling plot at four prisons, including hmp birmingham. It was originally a longterm category c training prison but in 2014 became a designated training and resettlement prison for prisoners returning to warwickshire and west mercia. Hmp featherstone is a category c training and resettlement prison near. Use this service to request a social visit to a prisoner in england or wales. Support services the family engagement worker is available in the centre for two and a half days a week. Visit hmp featherstone website for up to date information. The ghost of featherstone castle by elspeth rawstron.
It was closed for repairs due to damage caused by the prisoners involved. Good the service is performing well and meeting our expectations. At that time our report was generally positive, with the highest assessment being made in two of our four healthy prison tests. Prisoners had to be relocated following the incident in house 5 at hmp featherstone in august. In common with many prisons within the estate, the high levels of violence, the presence read more. In august last year, a major incident was declared at the jail after inmates set fires and assaulted guards in a. On monday, comic poet les barker performed to an audience of men from. Youll also receive your visiting order vo number by email. Yes on daily social visits and family visits last friday of every month also introducing new born baby visit. For example, the last booking for a wednesday visit will be 18.
The prison, facing ongoing chaos, is based in staffordshire. Its located in featherstone, near wolverhampton, and has a capacity of 687. Indeed ranks job ads based on a combination of employer bids and relevance, such as your search terms and other activity on indeed. It is located in featherstone, near wolverhampton, and was opened in 1991. Plans to turn hmp featherstone into an open prison have been abandoned, following a lengthy campaign by gavin williamson, mp for south staffordshire. Prison in full lockdown after rumours of guns being. The finished story is put onto a cd and then sent to the child. Featherstone prison information about hmp featherstone. Local public transport information is given below under additional information online library documents for hmp wakefield. A prisoner will not be processed and appear on the prison system until the first working day following a court. Brinsford prison was opened on the same site, adjacent to featherstone in 1991. The bus service is run by arriva midlands north on 01543 466 123. The prison service has said 256 places at hmp featherstone.
May 23, 2018 hm prison featherstone, wolverhampton. Featherstone is represented in the house of commons by member of parliament gavin williamson, conservative member for south staffordshire. Independent investigation into the death of mr jason. Prior to his visit scott pack donated a number of copies of ians novel to the prison so that a group of prisoners would be able to read the novel prior to ians visit. In a previous investigation into the death of a prisoner in 2016, featherstone. Aug 29, 2017 a jail has been put into lockdown as lags began a riot on tuesday evening. Booking a visit all bookings should be made by email on the hmp oakwood booking form, to request a booking form please email legalvisits. As part of this exciting investment from hmp leicester, 1,000 copies of this creative wellbeing resource have been printed for use within the prison for both prisoners and staff. Any visitors arriving by bus will need to book the second visits session. In august last year, a major incident was declared at the jail after inmates set fires and assaulted guards.
Hmp featherstone is primarily a working prison with wellequipped workshops, an education department, a library, gymnasium and an. Hmp featherstone near wolverhampton to be recategorised bbc. Gavin recently secured a pledge from the ministry of justice that the scheme will no longer go ahead. All prisoners must be category c fit 1a and will be required to work as directed by the labour board. It is located next to the existing hmp featherstone and hmp.
Hmp featherstone became infested with mice and rats after. In the early 1980 inmates of the prison were found to be making forgeries of the work of bernard leach. Hmp featherstone is a category c mens prison which houses more than 600 inmates. Hmyoi brinsford, new road, featherstone, wolverhampton, wv10 7py. A printable version of this visitors guide is available for download here. No financial remedies were applied at either prison in 201112. Yes on daily social visits and family visits last friday of every month also introducing new born baby visit by application. Hmp featherstone suffered a rat and mice infestation due to prisoners throwing rubbish. P risoners information b ook visiting open objects. Requires improvement the service isnt performing as well as it should. Jan 10, 2018 prisoners had to be relocated following the incident in house 5 at hmp featherstone in august. Hmp wakefield 5 love lane, wakefield, west yorkshire, wf2 9ag. Located next to the existing hmp featherstone and hmyoi brinsford near wolverhampton, hmp oakwood is one of the largest prisons in england and wales.
The attached table provides a breakdown of financial remedies applied for both hmp birmingham and hmp oakwood hmp featherstone ii was the working name during construction of hmp oakwood. Hmp featherstone, staffordshire hmp holme house, county durham hmp leeds, leeds hmp oakwood, staffordshire hmp pentonville, islington. A west midlands prison is being recategorised to hold more prisoners who will be allowed into the community on temporary licences. For example, the last booking for a wednesday visit. Prisoner screams in agony as he is viciously beaten by another inmate in a shocking attack filmed inside a cell. Get premium, high resolution news photos at getty images. Where is hmp featherstone, how many inmates are held at. Visitor information featherstone prison visitors centre. A jail has been put into lockdown as lags began a riot on tuesday evening. Stephen kelman, the author of the man booker prizeshortlisted title pigeon english, visited hmp featherstone in wolverhampton recently, as part of our books unlocked programme. Prison visits are temporarily suspended following instructions for people to. Hmp featherstone near wolverhampton to be recategorised. Report on an unannounced inspection of hmp featherstone by.
Man booker prizeshortlisted author visits staffordshire. It was originally a longterm category c training prison but in 2014 became a designated training and. If you pass the test, well invite you for an interview. On 24th march 2020 the government announced that all prison visits are temporarily cancelled until further notice. Featherstone prison information prison visits are temporarily suspended following instructions for people to stay at home, protect the nhs and save lives. First opened in april 2012, the prison is operated by g4s and was aimed to be in full operation by autumn 2012. However, depending on which prison you are in, they may need to telephone the prison to book a visit. Failure to do so may result in the visit not taking place. Referrals can be requested if they are unavailable during the time of your visit. The nature of being a prison officer was that you never knew what you were going into when you began your days work which made it exciting. Prisoners at hmp featherstone, a category c mens jail near wolverhampton, kicked off as trouble flared. Information book for prisoners with a disability prison reform trust. Download and print crosswords, word searches and word scrambles related to our favourite childrens books.919 791 851 1098 660 758 18 1077 1101 1093 505 1444 584 1034 197 1166 1021 1409 118 812 1517 57 155 1394 1205 75 452 468 542 1337 757 814 1387 1099 690 443 1229 659 649 1286 1084 788 827 769 56 1323