Visit us:

Shire Hall
3 St Paul's Square
Bedford
MK40 1SQ

Write to us:

Bedford County Court and Family Court
Luton Justice Centre
Floors 4 & 5, Arndale House
The Mall
Luton
LU1 2LJ
County Court location code:
124
DX:
97760 Luton 4

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

This court or tribunal is open.

You should only go to this court or tribunal if you have received confirmation that your hearing is going ahead in person.

If you have a hearing coming up, we will contact you by post, email or phone before your hearing to tell you if it will take place and what you need to do.

You may be offered a remote hearing by phone or video.

Due to the coronavirus, we’re taking longer to answer calls and emails. Please only contact us if necessary. For example, you have a hearing confirmed and need to change the date because you’re self-isolating.

Find out how we’re managing hearings during the outbreak.

Opening hours

Email

(Civil)
(Family)
(Public Law / Adoption)

Phone numbers

Enquiries:
(from 9am to 4pm, only)
Appointments:
(from 9am to 4pm, only)
Social security and child support:

Building facilities

If you have a disability and need help coming to a hearing, please contact the court or tribunal to make sure the facilities meet your specific needs or to discuss a reasonable adjustment you need.

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    There is a ramp with a slight incline to the building entrance. The building has lifts to all floors and level access into courtrooms.

  • Assistance dogs icon.

    Assistance dogs are welcome

  • Loop Hearing icon

    The building has a portable hearing enhancement system available by prior arrangement. Please contact the court by telephone or email to let us know of your requirements.

  • Interview room icon.

    This court has interview room facilities.

  • Baby changing facility icon.

    Baby changing facilities are available.