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Marlborough Street
Magistrates' Court location code:
78126 Bristol

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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

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Social security and child support:
Social Security and Child Support Minicom:

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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    The nearest paid off site parking is Trenchard Street and The Galleries. There is a disabled drop off facility outside the building.

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    There is disabled access at this court.

  • Assistance dogs icon.

    Assistance dogs are welcome at this court.

  • Loop Hearing icon

    The building has hearing enhancement facilities available.

  • hearing loop with T icon

    Hearing loop 'T' availble at this court.

  • Security arch icon

    Security check required at this court.

  • Lift icon

    There are lift's availble at this court.

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    Available on all floors.

  • Disabled toilet icon

    Availble on all floors

  • Refreshments icon

    Vending machines are located on the ground floor.

  • Interview room icon.

    Private interview rooms are available at this Court.

  • Waiting Room icon

    Public waiting area's are located outside each court room. Separate witness area available.

  • Baby changing facility icon.

    Baby changing facilities are located on the first floor.

  • Video facilities icon

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

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    Available from Citizens advice

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    The building is available for filming or venue hire.