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St Botolphs Circus
Magdelen Street

Write to us:

Court Administration Centre
P.O. Box 10754
Magistrates' Court location code:
151020 Chelmsford 17

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Important information

Please note: all Family Proceedings paperwork must be sent to Chelmsford County and Family Court.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

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Opening hours



Phone numbers

(from 9am to 5pm)
Family queries:
(from 9am to 5pm)
Fine queries:
(from 9am to 5pm)
Criminal queries fax:
Witness service:
Family fax:
Social security and child support:

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 court has level access to the entrance of the building and all floors, lifts to all floors and easy access into courtrooms. There are also a number of disabled toilets on each floor.

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    Assistance dogs are welcome

  • Refreshments icon

    Refreshments are available from vending machines.

  • Baby changing facility icon.

    This court has baby changing facilities on each floor.

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

Cases heard at this venue