HMP Wakefield

Location

HMP Wakefield
5 Love Lane Wakefield
West Yorkshire WF2 9AG

Tel: 01924 246 000
Fax: 01924 246 001

How to get there

By bus

National Express run services to the nearby Wakefield Bus Station.

By train

The nearest main station is Wakefield Westgate; the prison is approximately five minutes' walk away.

By car

From the M1 South – proceed north along the M1 to Junction 40. After approximately 2 miles, turn left opposite Derwent Mercedes Garage, into Parliament Street, just before a railway bridge. The prison is then facing you.

From the M62 – proceed along the M62 east or west to the junction with the M1. Take the M1 south to Junction 40. Leave at Junction 40 along the A638 towards Wakefield. After approximately 2 miles, turn left opposite Derwent Mercedes Garage, into Parliament Street, just before a railway bridge. The prison is then facing you.

From the A1 North – proceed along the A1 south to the M62. Proceed along the M62 westbound to the M1. Proceed along the M1 southbound to Junction 40. Leave at Junction 40 along the A638 towards Wakefield. After approximately 2 miles, turn left opposite Derwent Mercedes Garage, into Parliament Street, just before a railway bridge. The prison is then facing you.

From the A1 South – proceed along the A1 and A1M and leave the A1M to join the A638 towards Wakefield. Follow the signs to Dewsbury A638. After crossing a roundabout at Comet, get into the right hand lane and turn right at the end, across the dual carriageway (Westgate). After approx 100 yards, turn left opposite Derwent Mercedes Garage, into Parliament Street, just before railway bridge. The prison is then facing you.