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Advice on contacting HM Inspectorate of Prisons

Please note that from Friday 20 March 2020, due to COVID-19, we will be unable to receive and respond to letters sent to our head office in Canary Wharf in London. We will, however, continue to monitor our general enquiries email ( and you can contact the Inspectorate by telephone on 020 7340 0500.


For general enquiries:

Report and postal enquiries:

HM Inspectorate of Prisons
3rd floor
10 South Colonnade
Canary Wharf
E14 4PU

Tel: 020 7340 0500

Press enquiries: 07880 787452

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Chief Inspector of Prisons
Charlie Taylor

Deputy Chief Inspector of Prisons
Martin Lomas

P Team Leader (police custody)
Kellie Reeve

Y Team Leader (children and young adults)
Angus Jones

N Team Leader (adult males)
Debs Butler

A Team Leader (adult males)
Sara Pennington

I Team Leader (immigration detention)
Hindpal Singh Bhui

O Team Leader (women)
Sandra Fieldhouse

Head of Secretariat
Jane Boys

Head of Research, Development and Thematics
Catherine Shaw

Head of Health and Social Care Inspection
Tania Osborne

Head of HR, Finance and Inspection Support
Lesley Young