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Broad Street
Canterbury
CT1 2UE

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Folkestone Magistrates' Court
Castle Hill Avenue
Folkstone
CT20 2DH
Magistrates' Court location code:
1965

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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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Phone numbers

Enquiries:
(from 9am to 5pm)
Fine queries:
(from 9am to 5pm)
Fax:
Witness service:

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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    This building has level access to the building entrance, and court room.

     

  • 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.

  • Interview room icon.

    4 interview rooms are available on the ground floor

  • Baby changing facility icon.

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

     

  • Video facilities icon

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

    Video link can be used for witnesses or solicitor linking to virtual court by prior booking.

Cases heard at this venue

  • Children
  • Crime
  • Domestic violence