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90 Wellington Street
County Court location code:
17401 Leicester 3

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Important information

Civil and Family Counters are closed until further notice due to Covid pandemic.

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.

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    The nearest public car park is East Street. There is metered parking on Wellington Street and St. Albion Street.

  • Disabled access icon

    Disabled access is available at the back of the building via a ramp. Please follow signage. Disabled parking can be arranged by contacting the Customer Service Officer in advance on 0116 222 5700.

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    Assistance dogs are welcome.

  • Loop Hearing icon

    Hearing enhancement facilities are available on request in court and hearing rooms and near the security arch at the public entrance.

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    Refreshments are available on site.Hot food and drink prepared and served on the premises. Please note that it is not permissible to bring hot food or hot drinks into the building.

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    Interview rooms are available on both floors.

  • Children's waiting room icon.

    There is a children's room on the first floor waiting area, access limited by CAFCASS.

  • Baby changing facility icon.

    This court has baby changing facilities situated in the ground floor toilets by the public counter area.

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    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.