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HMP USK Visiting Information

47 Maryport Street,
NP15 1XP

Local public transport information is given below under Additional Information.

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Booking Procedure

Visiting Order sent by prisoner

Booking Phone No.

01291 671 730

Minimum Booking Notice

24 Hours

Min Age Unaccompanied


Search Procedure

Rub down, metal detectors, passive drugs dogs

Visitors 1st Visit ID

Photo ID - Passport, Driving Licence etc

Subsequent Visit ID

ID required for every visit

Visitor Adult Age


Child Visitor ID

Photographic ID and proof of address and signature (if applicable)

Disabled Facilities

Full access, disabled parking and toilets (in waiting area and Visit Room)


Public car park with disabled space (across road from prison)

Hand In Money on Visit


Hand In Other Items


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10 table with 3 adult seats + prisoner


Hot & cold drinks from vending machines


Disabled access and baby changing facilities

Child Facilities

Unsupervised play area with soft mat and books

Cash Allowed In Room

Coins for vending machines

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14:00 – 16:00


14:30 – 16:00 & 17:00-19:00


14:00 – 16:00


14:00 - 16:00 & 17:00-19:00


14:00 – 16:00


14:00 – 16:00

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Convicted Basic

2 per month

Convicted Standard

2 per month

Convicted Enhanced

3 per month

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Booking Number

01291 671 730/731/732

Visiting Time

08:30 - 11:30 Tue/Wed/Thu

Hand Items To prisoner

Yes - after Governor's approval

Receive Items From Prisoner


Prior permission should be sought for laptops etc.

Only 3 official visits are permitted at any one time. There is no facility for closed visits.

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Servu Taxis
13 Pentonville, Newport, Gwent NP20 5HB
01633 256666

Dragon Taxis
Newport Railway Station, Newport, Gwent NP20 4AX
01633 216216

Richmond Taxis
26 Richmond Road, Abergavenny NP7 5RD
07966 614127


Harvest Home
The Hill, Bryngwyn, Usk, Gwent NP15 2JH
01291 690007

Royal Oak
Llantrissent, Usk, Gwent NP15 1LG
01291 673455

P Cullimore
Gwern – Giddig Farm, Chepstow Road, Raglan, Usk NP15 2HX
01291 690763

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Travel Information

The nearest rail links are Abergavenny to the North, and Newport, Cwmbran or New Inn (Pontypool) to the South. Thereafter by taxi or bus if available.

Facilities at Abergavenny Station: Refreshments, toilets and pay phone. Only partially step free - Newport bound platform only accessible by footbridge with 45 steps or by barow crossing.

Facilities at Newport Station: Waiting room, refreshments, toilets, baby changing facilities and pay phone. Only partially step free the new Platform 4 is inaccessible. This platform is used by the xx:15 Weymouth and the xx:27 Gloucester services.

Facilities at Cwmbran Station: Pay phone. The whole station is step free.

Facilities at Pontypool & New Inn Station: Pay phone. No access without steps: access to both platforms by a flight of 24 steps from subway.

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There is a limited bus service from Newport to Usk. The service operates only once or twice a week from Abergavenny/Monmouth.
The bus is run by 'Red and White'; telephone for timetable information (01452 527516)

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: 01291 671600
Fax: 01291 671752


Updated: August 2014

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