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HMP STOCKEN Visiting Information

Stocken Hall Road,
Stretton Nr. Oakham,
LE15 7RD

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Booking Procedure

Visiting Order sent by prisoner

Booking Phone No.

01780 795156

Booking Opening Time

See below

Minimum Booking Notice

2 Days

Min Age Unaccompanied


Search Procedure

Rub down, metal detector and passive drugs dog

Visitors 1st Visit ID

Photo ID

Subsequent Visit ID

ID required for every visit

Visitor Adult Age


Child Visitor ID

None required

Disabled Facilities

Full access


Yes, with 6 disabled spaces in front of prison

Hand In Money on Visit


Hand In Other Items


Book next visit on Visit


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Opening Times

Weds: 13:00 - 16:30 and weekends 08:30 - 11:30 & 12:30 - 16:30


Hot & cold drinks and snacks from Vending machines


Yes with disabled access and baby changing facilities

Disabled Facilities

Full access including toilets

Child Facilities

Unsupervised play area

Refundable Locker Deposit

£1 coin needed for locker deposit

The booking line is open at the following times;
Mon, Tue & Thu: 13:45-20:15

Wed: 17:45-20:15

Fri: 13:45-16:45


Visiting Orders

There are three types of visiting order.
White - Statutory
May be used at any visits session. They are valid for 28 days from the date of issue.

Yellow - Privileged
May be used on Wednesday afternoons and Saturday & Sunday mornings only.

Red - Closed
For closed visits and must be pre-booked

Visits Room

On entering the visits room please hand your visiting order to the officer sitting at the top table. The officer will then allocate you a table. There is a WRVS refreshments bar inside the visits room selling confectionery and cold drinks. There are also hot drinks/cold drinks/snacks vending machines and a water machine.

Mother and baby:
Baby bottles will be heated in the Visitor's Centre on request. If you wish to breast feed in private please ask one of the staff. Breast feeding will not be allowed once you are in the visits room.

Prams, pushchairs and buggies are not allowed in the visits room. You may leave these in the Visitor's Centre. You may take a baby's bottle into the visits room but no nappies.

Children's facilities:
Childrens Links staff will be available to provide activities that support family ties by engaging children in arts and crafts during visits. There are highchairs and baby recliners available for very small children. If you require nappies and baby wipes, please ask one of the staff in the visits room.

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3 visitor chairs and 1 for prisoner around a table


Confectionery and cold drinks. There are also hot drinks vending machines


Yes with disabled access and baby changing facilities

Child Facilities

Unsupervised play area

Cash Allowed In Room

£10 maximum (suggest coins for vending machines)

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13:45 - 15:45


13:45 - 15:45


09:15 - 11:15 & 13:45 - 15:45


09:15 - 11:15 & 13:45 - 15:45

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Convicted Basic

2x 1 hour per month

Convicted Standard

2x 2 hours per month

Convicted Enhanced

4x 2 hours per month

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Booking Number

01780 795 156

Visiting Time

Tue & Wed: 09:00 - 11:15

Hand Items To prisoner

May be subject to search

Receive Items From Prisoner

May be subject to search

The booking line is open during the following times:

  • Monday: 13:45 - 17:00 17:30 - 20:15
  • Tuesday: 13:45 - 17:00 17:30 - 20:15
  • Wednesday: 17:30 - 20:15
  • Thursday: 13:45 - 17:00 17:30 - 20:15
  • Friday: 13:45 - 16:45

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Berridge Taxis
100 Burley Road, Oakham LE15 6DL
01572 756088

Gilster Taxis‎
2 Oakley Road, Cottesmore, Oakham LE15 7AZ
01572 813988

TMB Taxis
38 Tyne Road, Oakham LE15 6SJ
01572 723032


Wades Cars

13 Nook Lane, Empingham, Oakham

07900820043 or 07570897962


Rutland Cottages
5 Cedar Street, Braunston, Oakham LE15 8QS
01572 722049

The Old Rectory
New Road, Belton in Rutland, Oakham LE15 9LE
01572 717279

The Tithe Barn
Clatterpot Lane, Cottesmore, Oakham LE15 7DW
01572 813591

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Acceptable ID

Visitors must produce two of the following as proof of identity at EVERY visit

  • Passport,
  • Driving Licence,
  • Birth Certificate,
  • Senior Citizens public transport pass,
  • Annual public transport season ticket,
  • Employers ID card that shows employee's photo,
  • Rail or bus pass with photo,
  • Cheque book or credit card,
  • Young person's proof of age card,
  • Trade Union or National Students card



Travel Information

The nearest stations are Stamford, Grantham and Oakham. You will need to take a taxi from the station to the prison.

Facilities at Stamford Station: Pay phone. The station is only partially step free.

Facilities at Grantham Station: Waiting room, refreshments, toilets, baby changing facilities, pay phone and ATM. The station is fully step free. New lifts have been installed at between the concourse and platform 1 and to platforms 2, 3 & 4. The new lifts carry up to 16 people and have been built into the existing station footbridge to provide level access between the north and southbound platforms.

There are no facilities at Oakham Station. there is no pay phone to call a taxi. It is mainly step free with level access to Peterborough bound platform. Ramp from the road to the Leicester bound platform. Restricted access, however, between the platforms. Limited assistance is available. Contact Customer service (08457 125 678) before you travel if you will need special assistance.

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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: 01780 795100
Fax: 01780 410767


Updated: November 2013

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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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