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Oakwood prison assisted visits

HMP Oakwood
Oaks Drive
West Midlands
WV10 7QD

+44 (0)1902 799700

+44 (0)1902 799762

Rules on Visits

To make your experience positive, we ask that everyone follows our rules on visits:

Prisoners are required to wear an arm band during the visit.
Prisoners and visitors will remain seated at all times when at the table.
Once a visit has ended and both parties have left, the visit cannot restart.
In the Large Visits Hall visitors must remain on the opposite side of the table to the prisoner.
Prisoners' and Visitors' hands must remain in full view at all times.
Any behaviour deemed to be inappropriate; including that of a sexual nature will not be tolerated.
It is the parent's / guardian's responsibility to supervise children while visiting.
Visitors cannot wear sunglasses, gloves, hats, caps, scarves, denim jackets, coats or hooded tops in the visits room. Only prescription glasses (excluding prescription sunglasses) are allowed.
Any visitor that is wearing unacceptable attire will be offered prison issue clothing so the visit can continue.
Visitors can wear waistcoats, cardigans, jumpers and blazers.

Please note that on evening visits only, coins can be brought in for the vending machines, on all other visits the cafe is open.

All visitors under the age of 18 must be with an adult during a visit. Any visitor under the age of 18 who wishes to use the toilet must be accompanied with a parent or guardian.

Please follow the above rules during your visit to HMP Oakwood, anyone that fails to abide by this may have their visit terminated and the visitor may be refused entry on future visits.