Visit us:The Court House
Write to us:Southernhay Gardens
- Magistrates' Court location code:
- 98440 Exeter 2
Please note that this court is temporarily closed however urgent hearings will be heard at Exeter Combined Court Centre, Southernhay Gardens
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
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.
There are no parking facilities at this building, however paid off site parking is available within 400m of the venue at Exeter City Council's Triangle car park.
This building has a ramp to the building entrance, a lift between the ground floor and the first floor, and level access in to court rooms and hearing rooms.
Assistance dogs are welcome.
The building has hearing enhancement systems available in the court rooms by prior arrangement. Please contact the court by telephone or email to let us know of your requirements.
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.
Public toilets are available on the ground and first floors.
Accessible toilets are available and located on the ground and first floors. Stair lifts are available and required to access these.
A tea bar is available, open daily from 09:00 to 15:00
Four interview rooms are available at this court. These rooms cannot be booked in advance but if you would like the use of one please see the receptionist on the day of the hearing.
This building has a public waiting area on the ground floor and outside courts on the first floor. There is a separate witness waiting area.
Baby changing facilities are located on the ground floor in the ladies public toilets. A key is not required to access.
Court/hearing room video facilities and prison to court video link facilities are available by prior arrangement. Please contact the court by telephone or email to let us know of your requirements.
Public Wi-Fi is not available.
Support for witnesses is available from the Citizens Advice witness service https://www.citizensadvice.org.uk/about-us/citizens-advice-witness-service
Cases heard at this venue