HMP Risley

Key Contact Details

Name of Prison HMP Risley
Address: Warrington Road
Cheshire WA3 6BP
Other contact details:
Web Site:
Main switchboard: 01925 733000
At Risk hotline: 01925 733007
Fax: 01925 733001
Visits booking number: 01925 733284 or 01925 733285.
Visits booking email: [email protected].
Visits booking web site:
Visits centre web site:
Visits centre number: 01925 733063
Type of Prison: Male Cat C


The prison is run by HMPS as part of the North West Region. It has a capacity of 1115 and the #1 governor is Adam Dobson (acting),who has been in charge since October 2022.