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HMP Dovegate

Welcome to HMP Dovegate. We are committed to ensuring a safe, secure and decent prison for everyone. Through this website you will be able to access information to answer questions you may have.

COVID-19: Government guidelines to COVID-19 restrictions are changing regularly. To read the latest advice please visit our COVID-19 Response Page.


Visits Café Reopening

We are pleased to announce the Visits Café is re-opening on Wednesday 4th of May 2022. Available will be, hot and cold drinks, sweets, chocolate and crisps. Please note, there will be a £20 spend limit per family.


About HMP Dovegate

HMP Dovegate is a Category B adult male facility near Uttoxeter, Staffordshire. Serco cares for up to 1060 male adult prisoners over the age of 21 serving a range of sentences including trial, remand, those awaiting sentence and convicted men serving long and short term sentences.

HMP Dovegate has the UK’s only privately run purpose-built therapeutic facility. The therapy offered helps offenders stop their pattern of offending.