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Grosvenor Street
Chester
CH1 2XA
Magistrates' Court location code:
1729

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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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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.

  • No parking icon

    There are no parking facilities at this building, however paid off-site parking is available as follows:

    1) Cuppin Street Car Park

    2) Little Roodee Car Park, off Grosvenor Road on Castle Drive

  • Disabled access icon

    Disabled access, toilet facilities and an accessible lift are available.

  • 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.  Please alert the security officer if you have a pacemaker.

  • Lift icon

    Lifts are available in this building to access all floors.  Lifts cannot be used in the event of a fire evacuation so please make security or an usher aware of any mobility issues and assistance required in the event of an emergency evacuation.

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    Public toilets are available in the ground floor public waiting area.

  • Disabled toilet icon

    An accessible toilet is available in the ground floor public waiting area.

  • Refreshments icon

    This venue has a vending machine located on the first floor, selling a selection of hot/cold drinks and snacks.

  • Interview room icon.

    Five interview rooms are available at this court.

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    Public waiting areas are available on the ground and first floor.  There is a separate waiting area on the ground floor for witnesses.

  • Baby changing facility icon.

    A breastfeeding room can be made available upon request.

  • Prayer / Quiet room icon.

    A prayer mat is available.  Please report to security who will find a suitable room.

  • 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

    Wi-Fi is available in all areas of the building.  Access via PCU or GovWifi.

  • Witness service icon

    Support for witnesses is available from the Citizens Advice witness service: https://www.citizensadvice.org.uk/about-us/citizens-advice-witness-service/