HMP Barlinnie

Prison Information

Getting in Touch

Main switch board: 0141 770 2000
Family Contact Officer: 0141 770 2037
Social Work Unit: 0141 770 2123
Chaplains: 0141 770 2059

81 Lee Ave
G33 2QX

Visiting the Prison

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

Travel to the Prison

Nearest Train Station: Alexandra Parade (1.9 miles)

Buses: First Bus number 38 / 38A / 38C

Limited free parking for visitors is available at the prison.
Information on getting to HMP Barlinnie is available here.
Information on financial support for the cost of prison visits is available here.

Visitor Centre Information

HMP Barlinnie has a Visitors’ Centre service provided by The Croft.
The service is based in the entrance area in HMP Barlinnie. Staff are also available in the waiting area before most visits.

The service offers:

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

You can contact the Croft in advance of your visit.


Contact Details

The Croft
Barlinnie Visitors’ Centre
(The Croft), 81 Lee Avenue
G33 2QX

Individuals can contact staff by email or phone:

Facebook: Croft Barlinnie

Twitter: HMPBarLVisitors

Opening Times

  • Monday 9-5pm
  • Tuesday-Friday 10am-8pm
  • Saturday & Sunday 30am-3.30pm

Other Information

Further information on the Visitors’ Centre is available at

Financial Support for Visits to Prison

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

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