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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

This court or tribunal is open

Our courts and tribunals are open and have social distancing measures to protect you, the judiciary and our staff. Your hearing notice will inform you whether it is taking place in person, by video or by telephone. If you are self-isolating and cannot attend in person, please contact the court or tribunal immediately so they can consider alternative arrangements. 

Due to the coronavirus, we’re taking longer to answer calls and emails. Please only contact us if necessary.

Opening hours


(for all Family matters)

Phone numbers

(from 9am to 5pm)
Fine queries:
(from 9am to 5pm)
Witness service:
Family queries:
(for all Family matters, 9am to 5pm)

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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    There are 4 car park spaces in the Court House front car park for Blue Badge holders.  Access is via the intercom to Security at the entrance to it in Buxton Road. 

    The nearest Public Car parks for all other users are:

    Dunstable Place, Luton LU1 2QT and Chapel Viaduct Car Park 1, Stuart Street LU1 5FA

  • Disabled access icon

    This Building has level access to the building entrance (which is to the right of the main entrance).  There is a lift to the 1st Floor and level access into court Rooms 1,2, 3 & 4.  There is a stair lift to Courts 5 & 6.


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    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.  We have a security arch. Please alert the security officer if you have a pacemaker.

  • Lift icon

    A lift is available in this building to access the 1st floor.

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    Are available on the 1st floor.  Disabled toilets are available on the ground floor and 1st floor.

  • Refreshments icon

    There are hot and cold drinks and snacks vending machines on the 1st floor.   Chilled Water is available in all public waiting areas on both floors and the Witness area.   Behind the Court House is Café ‘Snack Attack’ which sells hot and cold food.

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    There are 5 interview Rooms on the 1st Floor.

  • Baby changing facility icon.

    Baby Changing facilities are available in the disabled toilets on the 1st floor.


  • Video facilities icon

    Court/hearing room video conferencing facilities and prison to court video link facilities are available for Professional Users only by appointment

  • Witness service icon

    Support for witnesses is available from the Citizens Advice Witness Service.  You can get advice from your local Citizen’s Advice service, or Personal Support Unit