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HMP DOVEGATE Visiting Information

Moreton Lane,
Marchington Uttoxeter,
ST14 8XR

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Booking Procedure

Visiting Order sent by prisoner

Booking Phone No.

0800 877 8951

Booking Opening Time

Mon to Fri: 10:00 12:00 – 13:00 - 16:00

Minimum Booking Notice

24 Hours

Booking Email Address

See below

Min Age Unaccompanied


Search Procedure

Rub down, metal detectors, passive drugs dogs

Visitors 1st Visit ID

1x Photographic plus 1x Address

Subsequent Visit ID

Either photographic or two other types

Visitor Adult Age

18 - Adult ID required

Child Visitor ID

Awaiting information

Disabled Facilities

Full access, ramps, disabled parking and toilets. Wheelchair access and disabled seating arrangements


Yes with 6 disabled places

Hand In Money on Visit


Hand In Other Items


Book next visit on Visit

At Visitor Centre

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Opening Times

Daily except Tuesday 08:30 – 12:00 & 13:00 - 17:00 (not Tue)


Vending machine for hot & cold drinks


Disabled access and baby changing facilities

Disabled Facilities

Full access including toilets

Child Facilities

Children's toys

Refundable Locker Deposit


Visits can be booked by email at; visits.dovegate@serco.com
Your next visit can also be booked whist you are visiting the prison.

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Fixed seating. 3 visitor seats, prisoner sits on yellow seat


Vending machines for hot & cold drinks and snacks


Disabled access and baby changing facilities

Child Facilities

Small unsupervised play area

Cash Allowed In Room

Max £15 - Coins only

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09:00-12:00 (VP), 13:45-16:45






09:00-12:00 & 13:00-17:00


09:00-12:00 & 13:00-17:00

Therapeutic Prison
: 14:00-17:00
Fri: 14:00-17:00
Sat: 09:00-12:00 & 13:00-17:00
Sun: 09:00-12:00 & 13:00-17:00


Last admissions are 1 hour before the end of visit times shown above.

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Remand Basic

1 hour per week

Remand Standard

1 hour per week

Remand Enhanced

1 hour per week

Convicted Basic

1 hour per week

Convicted Standard

3 x 1 hour and 1 x 2 hour per month (by application)

Convicted Enhanced

2 hour visit each week

Every Saturday morning and Thursday afternoon is allocated for the VP visits 

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Booking Number

Tel: 0800 877 8951 Fax: 01283 820066

Hand Items To prisoner

By prior agreement

Receive Items From Prisoner

By prior agreement

Visits may also be booked by Email: visits.dovegate@serco.com

48 hour's notice is required for Official Visits


Visit TImes for Legal & Official Visits

Mon, Wed, Thurs, Fri: 09:00 – 12:00

Mon-Fi: 14:00-17:00

Official booking should be faxed on headed notepaper

Visits can be booked by email at; visits.dovegate@serco.com

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Doveline Cars
Victory Farm, Marston Lane, Doveridge, DE6 5JS

01889 567 055

QCS Private Hire
Woodpeckers Quixhill, Denstone, Uttoxeter ST14 5DB
01889 590829

Uttoxeter Radio Cars
Stramshall Road, Uttoxeter ST14 5AE
01889 566917


Station Taxis
70 High Street, Uttoxeter ST14 7JD
01889 560 000


Oldroyd Guest House
18 – 20 Bridge Street, Uttoxeter ST14 8AP
01889 562763


Hillcrest Guest House
3 Leighton Road, Uttoxeter ST14 8BL
01889 564627

Highview Cottage
Toothill Road, Uttoxeter ST14 8JU
01889 568183

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Dovegate is a Private Prison managed by Serco


The nearest railway stations are Uttoxeter or Tutbury & Hatton.

Facilities at Uttoxeter Station: Pay phone. Platform one accessible. Platform two over foot crossing but not step free. No ramp for train available at this station.

Facilities at Tutbury & Hatton Station: No facilities. The whole station is step free with access to both platforms from level crossing with ramp access. No ramps for trains at this station.

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Bus service 402 (407 on Sunday) links the prison with Uttoxeter and Burton on Trent. Telephone 0870 608 2608 for timetable information.
You can save money by buying a return ticket.
Click here for Route 402 timetable
Click here for map of Route 402

Prison main telephone numbers
These numbers are not for booking visits but may be useful in emergencies or if you have problems booking a visit or enroute.
Tel: 01283 829400
Fax: 01283 820066


Updated: December 2014

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Inside Time Limited provide the details of taxi companies and accommodation without recommendation. These are merely businesses within easy distance. Visitors are strongly advised to contact the business well in advance to check availability and pricing.


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