Visit us:

Shire Hall
Fore Street
SG14 1BY

Write to us:

PO Box 373
SG13 9HT
County Court location code:
97710 Hertford 2

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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


Phone numbers

(from 9am to 4pm, only.)

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.

  • Parking icon

    Parking available in local car parks and in surrounding streets.

    Disabled parking spaces also available in local car parks and in surrounding streets.

  • Disabled access icon

    Disabled access available including wheelchair access. The court is not able to provide a wheelchair for use.

  • 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.

  • Lift icon

    There is a lift available for public use however this only stops on the second and third floors.

  • Disabled toilet icon

    Disabled toilet available.

  • Interview room icon.

    4 interview rooms are available on the ground floor

  • Baby changing facility icon.

    Baby changing facilities available.

    Breast feeding can be done in public areas, however, private room can be arranged via written/email to court prior to visit.

  • Prayer / Quiet room icon.

    Prayer room available (shared use with Family Room).

  • Video facilities icon

    Court/hearing room video conferencing facilities are available (by prior arrangement).