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Our address is:

HMP Thameside, Griffin Manor Way, Thamesmead, London SE28 0FJ (If using a Satellite Navigation Device use postcode SE28 0AA).


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Directions to HMP Thameside

By Road

If you intend driving through London, we would advise you map read your own route to the above address. However all other routes are advised to go to the Queen Elizabeth II crossing at Dartford and follow the A206 south of the river North towards Erith/London. Follow the A206 until you get to the A2016. Continue along the A2016 on the Bronze Age Way, Eastern Way and then Western Way turning off at the side road at Griffin Manor Way turning left and then the prison is directly in front of you. (When travelling from the North, Some Satellite Navigation devices may try and take you through London to the Woolwich Ferry crossing, it is advised you avoid this route.

By Rail

From London Victoria

Take the London Underground (District or Circle Line) to Cannon Street Station then the over-ground rail to Plumstead Station, this journey will take approximately 50 minutes. On arrival at Plumstead the prison is a 7 minute walk.

From Kings Cross/St Pancras

Take the London Underground (Northern Line) to Bank then the DLR (Docklands Light Railway) to Woolwich Arsenal, this journey will take approximately 40 minutes. On arrival at Woolwich Arsenal you can take a taxi (approximate cost £6) or the prison is a 15 minute walk away.

Woolwich Arsenal has good disabled access Plumstead does not.

Click here for Network Rail information

Bus

From Woolwich Arsenal Station catch the 244/380 bus to the prison. The bus stops are situated directly outside the exit from the railway station.

Click here for Route 244 timetable use HMP Belmarsh, HMP Thameside is North of Belmarsh.
Click here for Route 380 timetable use HMP Belmarsh, HMP Thameside is North of Belmarsh.

By Air

The closest airport to HMP Thameside is City Airport. The London City Airport DLR Station is connected to the airport terminal. The airport is located in Zone 3. Oyster cards and tickets can be purchased at the DLR counter adjacent to the airport Terminal. The DLR departs London City Airport every 8 to 15 minutes, with journey times of less than 7 minutes to Woolwich Arsenal. On arrival at Woolwich Arsenal you can take a taxi (approximate cost £6) or the prison is a 15 minute walk away.

Taxi

Data Cars

17 Anglesea Road, Woolwich SE18 6EG
020 8854 0000

Supercars

11 Greens End, Woolwich SE18 6HX
020 8854 7777

JS Minicabs‎

25-27 Herbert Road, Woolwich SE18 3TB
020 8317 2000