The Wells Road Centre

The Wells Road Centre Entrance

We provide low secure inpatient services to adult men and women with mental disorder and for men with a learning disability.

Accessing our services

You will only be admitted to The Wells Road Centre if you are referred by a professional.

Referrals come from:

  • courts
  • prisons
  • secure hospitals
  • general mental health services
  • independent sector hospitals

Bedroom on Seacole Ward at The Wells Road Centre

Visiting information

Social visitors

Family, friends and carers can visit patients if they consent and their care team agrees. Visitors need to contact the wards and speak to the Nurse in Charge to arrange a visit and give at least 24 hours' notice.


Visiting hours

Communal area on Porchester Ward at The Wells Road Centre

Monday to Friday: 7pm to 8pm.

Saturday and Sunday: 3pm to 4pm.

Child visits

Monday to Friday: 6pm to 7pm.

Saturday and Sunday: 2pm - 3pm.

Professional visitors

Monday to Friday: 9am to 5pm.

All visitors need to bring photo ID or three forms of other identification. Some items cannot be taken into the clinical area. There are lockers available. For further information contact reception.

The site is accessible by wheelchair. Accessible toilet facilities are available on site.


Horticulture area at The Wells Road Centre

Contact us

The Wells Road Centre, The Wells Road, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG3 3AA
Telephone: 0115 969 1300


Getting here


Visitor parking is available on site at The Wells Road Centre. Some spaces are for use by blue badge holders only.


There are frequent Nottingham City Transport bus services to The Wells Road Centre. Visit

Chicken at The Wells Road horticulture area


Support groups

Family, Friends and Carers Forum

Co-ordinated by Gregg Murray
Telephone: 0115 969 1300


Information for health professionals

How to refer someone to this service

A referral seeking an inpatient low secure admission can be made as a referral letter with supporting reports to Tracey Jordan at The Wells Road Centre, or via telephone on 0115 956 0859 or via email

A referral seeking forensic community management will need to be submitted via Nottinghamshire Healthcare's Service Referral Form. Contact Jane Lindley on 0115 993 4551.


Lead clinician

Dr Mark Taylor, Clinical Director


Service commissioned by

  • NHS England, Midlands and and East (East Midlands Hub)
  • NHS England, North Midlands