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85-87 Lady's Lane
Crown Court location code:
County Court location code:
725380 Northampton 21

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Important information

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.

Opening hours


(Family Court Enquiries)
(Bailiffs Enquiries)

Phone numbers

(Witness Services Enquiries)

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 no parking facilities at this building, however paid off-site parking is available within 50 metres in the Upper Mounts and Newlands Carparks.

  • Disabled access icon

    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 icon.

    Assistance dogs are welcome at this court.

  • Loop Hearing icon

    Loop hearing facilities are available at the counters and in courtrooms.

  • Security arch icon

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

    For safety and security, all users and their possessions will be searched by security when they enter the building.

  • Refreshments icon

    Cafeteria is currently unavailable. Please note that it is not permissable to bring hot food or hot drinks into the building.

  • Interview room icon.

    Private interview rooms are available on the first floor.

  • Baby changing facility icon.

    Baby changing facilities are available in the ground floor public toilets.

  • Video facilities icon

    Court/hearing room video conferencing facilities and prison to court video link facilities are available by prior arrangement. Please contact the court by telphone or email.

    Electronic Presentation of Evidence (EPE) facility.

  • Wireless network connection icon

    Access to GovWifi available.