Gloucester Prison

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A former prison of 4 acres - opened in 1792 and in use until 2013 when it was closed down. Built to house around 300 prisoners in 3 different wings. Still contains cells, landings, kitchens, showers, hospital wing, exercise yards, visits room, closed visits, padded cell, workshops, chapel (converted into a nightclub) etc.  

The site has lights and power in most areas, working toilets and a small working kitchen. 

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COVID-19 Response

  • 1m distancing in place
  • 2m distancing in place
  • Advance booking essential
  • Capacity limit
  • Clear signage
  • Contactless payment possible
  • COVID-19 measures in place
  • COVID-19 refund and cancellation policy in place
  • COVID-19 risk assessment completed
  • COVID-19 staff training completed
  • Face mask essential (not provided)
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Facilities must be booked
  • Floors clearly marked for social distancing
  • Hand sanitizer available to visitors & staff
  • One way system
  • Online booking only
  • Open now
  • Pets welcome during COVID-19 restrictions
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Socially distanced spaced seating
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
  • Temperature checks for visitors
  • Time limited visits

Map & Directions

Gloucester Prison

Type:Historic Site

Barrack Square, Gloucester, Gloucestershire, GL1 2JN
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