About HMP Lowdham Grange

About HMP Lowdham Grange

HMP Lowdham Grange opened in 1998. It is a Category B closed training prison for adult males. It is operated and managed by Serco Ltd.


  • Old Epperstone Road
  • Lowdham
  • Nottingham
  • NG14 7DA
  • Tel: 0115 966 9200
  • Fax: 0115 966 9220

Director: Mark Hanson
Controller: Trudy McCaffery
Accommodation: Mostly single - some doubled - some with en-suite shower
Operational capacity: 888 as at April 2013.

Reception criteria

  • Category B.
  • Determinate sentence of at least 4 years with at least 12 months left to serve.
  • Indeterminate sentence prisoners (IPP's)
  • Labour grade 1 and 2 (no in-patient health care facilities).


  • Workshops
  • Education
  • National vocational training (bricklaying, plumbing, electrician, industrial cleaning)
  • Offending behaviour courses (including Thinking Skills Programme and RESOLVE)
  • Voluntary Testing Unit programme and Drug Treatment Services
  • Psychology and Counselling support
  • "Buddies" scheme
  • Diverse multi-faith chaplaincy.
HMP Lowdham Grange staff