Visit or write to us:

Trident House
Little St John Street
County Court location code:
702460 Chester 4

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Additional Information

New divorce proceedings and New Civil Partnership Dissolution petitions should be sent to Liverpool Civil and Family Court.


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 be temporarily closed for face to face hearings and will only open for staff.

We will contact you about alternative arrangements if you have a case scheduled and are working to do this as soon as possible.

Changes to the way we work from Monday 30 March 2020

Opening hours


Phone numbers


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 100m of the venue on Pepper Street.

  • Disabled access icon

    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 a portable hearing enhancement system available by prior arrangement. Please contact the court by telephone or email to let us know of your requirements.

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

  • Lift icon

    Lifts are available in this building to access all floors.

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    Public toilets are available on all floors.

  • Disabled toilet icon

    Accessible toilets are available and are located on the ground, first and third floors.  Lifts are available to these floors.

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    Refreshments are available via a vending machine and water coooler.

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    There are private interview rooms on the ground, first and second floors.

  • Baby changing facility icon.

    Baby changing facilities are available on the ground, first and third floors.

  • Video facilities icon

    Video conference facilities excluding prison to court video links [for courts only].

  • Wireless network connection icon

    Wi-Fi is available in all areas of the building.  Please read notices on display.

  • Witness service icon

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


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    The court has a childrens area on the second floor.