HM Prison Durham

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HM Prison Durham is a Georgian era reception Category B men's prison, located in the Elvet area of Durham in County Durham, England. Built in 1819, the prison continues to be operated by His Majesty's Prison Service. Women prisoners were moved in 2005 due to overcrowding and suicides.

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HMP Durham
Durham Prison viewed from the main tower of the cathedral
LocationDurham, County Durham
Security classAdult Male/Category B
Capacity980 as of 2022[1]
Population980 (as of September 2022)
Opened19th century
Managed byHM Prison Services
GovernorPhil Husband OBE
WebsiteDurham at