CONTACTS

Director: Janet Wallsgrove

HMP Parc
Heol Hopcyn John,
Coity, Bridgend, CF35 6AP
South Wales

Tel: 01656 300200
General Fax: 01656 300316

Or visit www.g4s.com/en-gb

HOW TO FIND US

TRAVEL DIRECTIONS TO OAKWOOD

From London/the North:
Travel along the M4 to Junction 36. Leave the motorway remaining in the left hand lane of the slip road. Take left at the roundabout (first exit). Take the next left into Heol Hopcyn John, following signposts for ‘Prison’. Travel along the road for approximately 500 yards. HMP & YOI Parc is on the right hand side of the road.

From West Wales:
Travel along the M4 to Junction 36. Leave the motorway remaining in the right hand lane of the slip road. Turn right at the roundabout (fourth exit). Take the first exit at the next roundabout. Take the next left into Heol Hopcyn John, following signposts for ‘Prison’. Travel along the road for approximately 500 yards. HMP & YOI Parc is on the right hand side of the road. Large free car park in front of prison. Disabled parking available.

Getting here
HMP & YOI Parc is located a short distance from the town of Bridgend, South Wales.

Bus: 10-minute bus ride from station to prison. Free Visitor Bus Service: A free bus service provided by the prison picks up one hour before social visit times outside Hope Baptist Church, Derwyn Road (100 meters from the train station).
For the return journey, the bus picks up from the Visitor’s Centre 15 minutes after the conclusion of the visit time and returns to the church.

Train: By train to Bridgend, 10 minute car / bus journey from station.

Car: From London/the North, travel along the M4 to Junction 36. Leave the motorway remaining in the left hand lane of the slip road. Take left at the roundabout (first exit). Take the next left into Heol Hopcyn John, following signposts for ‘Prison’. Travel along the road for approximately 500 yards. HMP & YOI Parc is on the right hand side of the road.

From West Wales, travel along the M4 to Junction 36. Leave the motorway remaining in the right hand lane of the slip road. Turn right at the roundabout (fourth exit). Take the first exit at the next roundabout. Take the next left into Heol Hopcyn John, following signposts for ‘Prison’. Travel along the road for approximately 500 yards. HMP & YOI Parc is on the right hand side of the road.

There is a large free car park in front of prison. Disabled parking available.

Susan Ellis Visitor Centre Opening Times

Monday – Thursday
08:00 – 19:15

Friday, Saturday and Sunday
08.00 – 16.30

On Arrival
Please report to the Susan Ellis Visitor’s Centre 30 minutes prior to your allocated visit time to book in. You will then need to have your photograph taken, which will be kept on file for identification purposes and is for internal use only. Adult visitors will be UV hand stamped.

Social visitors are allowed to take a maximum of £30 cash into the prison for the purpose of purchasing refreshments during your visit. Lockers are available within the Visitor’s Centre for safe storage of personal items including hand bags, mobile phones, excess cash and other items.

The following items are prohibited for any visitors:
  • Drugs
  • Firearms / Ammunition / Explosives / Any other offensive weapon
  • Alcohol
  • Mobile phone
  • Cameras
  • Sound recording devices
  • Smart watches / Fitness trackers
  • Tobacco
  • Excess money
  • Excess clothing
  • Food / drink
  • Information Technology equipment / USB drives / Hard drives
  • Paper
  • Books
  • Tools
  • Letters
  • Pirate CDs / DVDs

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