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At HMP & YOI Ashfield we treat all young people in our care with diginity and respect
We offer young men at HMP & YOI Ashfield basic skills in education and vocational training, such as motor vehicle maintenance


working with governments to reduce crime and reoffending, control immigration and prevent terrorism

HMP Ashfield

HMP Ashfield is a category C adult male establishment that holds 400 convicted prisoners serving sentences for sexual offences. The prison has a baseline Certificate of Normal Accommodation (CNA) of 408, and an Operational Capacity (OP CAP) of 400. The prison has seven purpose built disabled cells that are Disability Discrimination Act compliant and the prison also provides support for prisoners with social care needs. The primary purpose of HMP Ashfield is to deliver a service through its contractual arrangements to meet the National Offender Management Service (NOMS) objectives by:

  • Protecting the public in holding those committed by the courts in a safe, decent and healthy environment
  • Reducing re-offending by providing constructive regimes that address offending behaviour, improve prisoner education and work skills, provide resettlement needs and promote law abiding behaviour in custody and after release

Contact Details
Director: Vicky Pails
Address: HMP Ashfield, Shortwood Road, Pucklechurch, Bristol, BS16 9QJ
Tel: 0117 303 8000
Fax: 0117 303 8001

Last Updated: 17 Oct 2016