HMP Downview


Key Contact Details

Name of Prison HMP Downview
Address: Sutton Lane,
Surrey, SM2 5PD
Other contact details:
Web Site:
Main switchboard: 020 8196 6300
At Risk hotline:
Fax: 020 8196 6301
Visits booking number: 020 8196 6359
Visits booking email:
Visits booking txt number:
Type of Prison: Female

The prison was opened as a male Cat C in 1989, but since then has undergone numerous changes in role, recently being refurbished and opened a a female closed prison in May 2016. It has an operational capacity of 355 and is part of the London region.  The #1 governor is Natasha Wilson, who has been in charge since December 2018

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