ORMISTON FAMILIES

                   INFORMATION UPDATES

 

Book your Visit by email

 

NEW WAY TO BOOK A VIIST

 

 ONLINE OR VIA YOUR MOBILE

http://www.gov.uk/prison-visits 

 

YOU CAN  NO LONGER BE ABLE TO USE THIS EMAIL TO BOOK A VIIST socialvisits.chelmsford@hmps.gsi.gov.uk

 

VISITING ORDERS WILL NO LONGER BE SENT OUT

TO YOUR ADDRESS. THEY WILL BE PUT ON THE

PRISON SYSTEM, ONCE THIS HAS HAPPENED THEN

YOU CAN BOOK YOUR VISIT

 

Property: The ONLY items that can be sent through the post is stamps and stamped addressed envelopes. You can not send items from amazon, argos etc

Letters/cards and postal orders are also allowed.

 

Booking Line: 01245 552265/40 - these are the only numbers that you can book a visit on. Please do not call 01245 552452 staff can not book visits at the centre. If you have any issues with the line then you need to write to the Governor.

 

 

Dress Code: Visitors to the prison must be dressed appropriately or you may be refused entry.

 

 Sending Money - Postal Order or Cheque

 please make cheques/postal orders made

 payable to "HM Prison Service"  

 

If you would like to send money into the person you are visiting the quickest way is to send a postal order from the post office, this take three days to clear. A personal cheque takes 10 days.

Postal orders/ Cheques must be made payable to ‘HM Prison Service' with the prisoners surname and prison number on the back. The prison recommends that you send it by registered or recorded delivery.

You can send cash but it is not recommended.

Address the envelope to the prisoner with his number to:

HMP Chelmsford 200 Springfield Road, Chelmsford, CM2 6LQ

 

 

 

 

 Disposable Contact lenses can now be sent into the prison directly from the supplier. Lenses only, other products need to be bought in the canteen

 

Has the person you are visiting just arrived?

 Reception Visits - if the person you are visiting has just arrived at Chelmsford after being convicted you are entitled to a reception visit without a visiting order. Call the booking line and they will help you book your visit. 

 

Duvets and pillows have to comply with new fire regulations code BS57175 sourse 5  7 . They can only be purchased from the canteen for £30 each. Please note duvets or covers can not be handed or posted into the prison

 

You can book visits via email please see booking a visit for instructions.