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The Law Courts
Small Street
Crown Court location code:
78128 Bristol

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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 are no parking facilities at this building, however paid off site parking is available within 500 metres in the Galleries or Nelson Street.

  • Disabled access icon

    This building has level access to the building entrance and all floors, lifts to all floors and level access into courtrooms.

  • Assistance dogs icon.

    Assistance dogs are welcome.

  • Loop Hearing icon

    The building has hearing enhancement facilities available by prior arrangement.  Please contact the Court office by telephone or email if necessary.

  • Security arch icon

    For safety and security, all users and their possessions will be searched by security when they enter this building. We have a security arch and x-ray machine for possessions. Please alert the security officer if you have a pacemaker.

  • Lift icon

    Wheelchair accessible lifts are available in this building to all floors.

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    Public toilets are available on all floors.

  • Disabled toilet icon

    Accessible toilets are available on all floors.

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    Consulting rooms are available in the building as follows: First floor 7 rooms, second floor 5 rooms, third floor 7 rooms, fourth floor 6 rooms.

  • Waiting Room icon

    This building has a public area outside each court and a separate witness waiting area. Please ask for details on arrival.

  • Baby changing facility icon.

    Baby changing facilities are available in the disabled toilets on the ground floor


  • Prayer / Quiet room icon.

    A quiet consultation room for use for Prayer is available at this court upon request, please contact the listing office

  • Video facilities icon

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

  • Wireless network connection icon

    Wifi is available in all areas of the building which can be accessed via an on the day registration process. Further information on the Wi-Fi service can be found at


  • Witness service icon

    Witness service add – “Support for witnesses is available from the Citizens Advice witness service (link to https://

Cases heard at this venue

  • Crime