HMP Rochester


HMP Rochester
1 Fort Road Rochester
Kent ME1 3QS

Tel: 01634 803 100
Fax: 01634 803 101

How to get there

The prison is situated near the town of Rochester.

By bus

Take the no. 145 and ask for Bridge Wardens public house. Cross the road, and walk up the alleyway. You will then come to a ‘Total' petrol station. Cross the road and walk up the hill. The prison is straight ahead.

By train

The journey from London Victoria to Rochester takes approximately 1 hour. The journey can be completed by taxi.

By car

Exit the M2 at junction 3 and follow the signs for Chatham. At the thirrd roundabout take first turning left signposted Borstal. After approximately 2 miles, turn left (opposite petrol station) into Sir Evelyn Road. This road leads to the prison estate – Rochester Prison lies ahead to right of Cookham Wood Prison.


Follow signs for the visitors’ car park.