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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.

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.

Concerned about a prisoner?

If you are concerned about a prisoner’s safety, health or wellbeing please contact the prison on 08008 778828 (freephone) at any time. This is a 24/7 voicemail service and manned Monday-Friday working hours. For urgent calls, these should be made to 01283 829400.

Please use the below link to access an online Safety Portal run by the Prisoners Families Helpline, it contains advice for family members and friends of prisoners regarding any concerns they may have and also includes an online Concern Form for any concerns that aren't urgent -