Court/tribunal no. 151


Visit or write to us:

Bristol Civil Justice Centre
2 Redcliff Street

DX 95903 BRISTOL 3 (civil) or DX 95905 BRISTOL 3 (family)

Map and directions

Opening hours

Court building open: 8:30am to 4pm (9am to 4pm Thursday)

Court counter open: 10am to 2pm (High Court and Administrative Court 4pm)

Telephone Enquiries from: 9am to 5pm



Filing and records:

Family queries:




Personal support unit:


Enquiries: 0117 366 4800

Fees: 0117 366 4840

Mediation: 01604 795511

Money claims: 0300 123 1372

Money claims fax: 0161 743 4023

Bankruptcy: 0117 366 4860

Bailiffs: 0117 366 4871

Pre court: 0117 366 4850

Post court: 0117 366 4830

Civil fax: 0870 324 0048

Family listing: 0117 366 4942

Family queries: 0117 366 4880

Family fax: 0870 324 0266

Support services: 0117 366 4826

Personal support unit: 0117 366 4809

Areas of law covered

Adoption, bankruptcy, children, civil partnership, divorce, domestic violence, forced marriage, high court, money claims, repossession

Money claims

Start a money claim online (eg a small claim), if someone owes you money.

Send court forms or paperwork to the County Court Money Claims Centre.

Possession claims

Start a possession claim online to repossess a property or evict a tenant.

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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Interview rooms are available on all hearing floors.

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A quiet contemplation room is available.

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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.

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

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A children's room is available at this court.

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Baby changing facility available in this court.

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This court has disabled access and lift facilities.

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This court has hearing enhancement facilities.

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Video conferencing is available in this court.

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Guide dogs are welcome at this court.

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Access to the Internet via WiFi points is available at this court. Payment can be made via vouchers or subscription.

Information leaflets

Location of the building

Further information

Please note: Due to the high volumes of calls being received, court users are encouraged to telephone the court in “non peak” hours which are 11am-12pm and 3pm-5pm.

This court offers a free Small Claims Mediation Service (subject to judicial approval) for customers involved in Small Claims Proceedings under £10,000. For further information see the Mediation Service telephone and email details within Contacts.

This court also supports the National Mediation Scheme for claims above £10,000. To find a civil mediation provider visit .

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Customers can obtain information on Bristol Chancery User guidance by e-mailing the chancery clerk -