Visit or write to us:

The Castle
Chester
CH1 2AN
Crown Court location code:
415
DX:
702527 Chester 5

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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.

Opening hours

Email

Phone numbers

Enquiries:
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Enquiries:
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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 except for blue badge holders.  Please contact the court for details. 

    The nearest public car park is: The Little Roodee car park, Grosvenor Street, Chester CH1 1SL.

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    Disabled toilet facilities. Parking can be arranged by contacting the court in advance.

  • 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.

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

  • Disabled toilet icon

    Accessible toilets are available and are located on the ground floor.

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    Vending machines are available.

  • Interview room icon.

    4 interview rooms are available on the ground floor.

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    Baby changing facilities are available in the disabled 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).

  • Wireless network connection icon

    Access to GovWifi available.

Cases heard at this venue

  • Crime