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All official correspondence must be sent in writing to the address listed below. You can expect to receive a response within 20 working days.

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HM Prison Addiewell
Station Road
EH55 8QF

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For all media enquiries during office hours, please contact the press office on 020 7404 0110 or email For any urgent media queries during out of office hours, please call 07887 830 178.

Scottish Prison Service

Details about all prisons across Scotland are available on the Scottish Prison Service website.