Visit us:

2 Redcliff Street
County Court location code:
95903 Bristol 3

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Important information

Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, the court counter and telephone service will be available between 08:30 and 16:00hrs only. It may take longer than usual to answer telephone enquiries.

Additional Information

From Monday 30 March we are changing the way we are working to further minimise risk to all of our staff and users.  

This building will remain open for face to face hearings.

Changes to the way we work from Monday 30 March 2020

If you have a case scheduled at this site, please attend unless you are showing symptoms of coronavirus (COVID-19) and are self-isolating at home, or are self-isolating as you live or have been in contact with someone who has symptoms of coronavirus. See the NHS advice on Self-isolation if you or someone you live with has symptoms.



Opening hours


(Court of Protection)

Phone numbers

Business and Property Courts:
(including Civil Appeals and Insolvency)
Civil fax:
Civil queries:
Employment tribunal:
(South West)
Family fax:
Family queries:
(Family cases)
(civil and family court fees and judgements)
Personal support unit:
(Employment Tribunal)
County Court:
(Court of Protection)

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 pay and display parking in Redcliff Street. NCP Public parking is also available at Redcliffe Parade, BS1 6SW and the Mall (Galleries) Shopping Centre, BS1 3XD.

  • Disabled access icon

    This court has disabled access and lift facilities.

  • Assistance dogs icon.

    Guide dogs are welcome at this court.

  • 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.

  • Refreshments icon

    Hot and cold vending facilities are located on the 1st floor District Judges reception area.

  • Interview room icon.

    Interview rooms are available on all hearing floors.

  • Baby changing facility icon.

    Baby changing facility available in this court.

  • Prayer / Quiet room icon.

    A quiet contemplation room is available.

  • Video facilities icon

    Court/hearing room video conferencing facilities and prison to court video link facilities are available (by prior arrangement).

  • Wireless network connection icon

    Access to the Internet via WiFi is available at this court free of charge. For Professional Court users this service will advertise itself on your device as PCU-Wi-Fi. For all other court users this service will advertise itself on your device as GovWifi

  • Witness service icon

    Support Through Court (previously known as the PSU) is available on site to provide assistance.

  • Children's waiting room icon.

    A children's room is available at this court.