HMP Addiewell

Prison Information

Getting in Touch

Main switch board: 01506 874 500
ICM Co-ordinator: 01506 874 500 ext 3663, 3610 or 3639
Visitors Centre: 01506 874 500 ext 3914 or 3915 (Cyrenians)

9 Station Road
EH55 8QF

Visiting the Prison

The Cyrenians Visitors’ Centre is still providing support, details can be found below.

Due to Coronavirus, prison visits are slightly different. Please read this guidance from the Scottish Prison Service.

Prison information, and how to book a visit at HMP Addiewell, is available here.

Travel to the Prison

Nearest Train Station: Addiewell mainline train station (0.3 miles).
Free parking for visitors is available at the prison.
Information on financial support for the cost of prison visits is available here.

Visitor Centre Information

HMP Addiewell has a Visitors’ Centre provided by the Cyrenians which offers advice, information, and support to visitors to the prison.

Due to the Coronavirus Cyrenians are supporting families remotely.

Individuals can contact staff at any time by email or phone: or 07522907329

Staff will respond to all messages and email remotely during core hours 12.30 – 4.30pm (Tuesday – Sunday).

The Visitor Centre landline is also being re-directed to this mobile number.

Visitors can sign up to receive weekly newsletter by getting in touch via above telephone number/email address.

The Centre is located at the prison to the right of reception as you enter the prison.

Under normal circumstances the service offers:

  • Hot Drinks
  • Toilets
  • Information, support, and advice
  • Toys, Books, and Games for children

Contact Details

Tel: 01506 874500 ext 3914

Opening Times

Monday – closed
Tuesday – 1pm to 8.30,
Wednesday – 10pm to 6pm
Thursday – 1pm to 8.30pm
Friday – 1pm to 6pm
Saturday and Sunday – 9.30 am to 4.30pm

Financial Support for Visits to Prison

For information on financial support for visits to prison - please click here.

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