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Hearing Centre
160-163 Friar Street
Reading
RG1 1HE
County Court location code:
305
DX:
98010 Reading 6

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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

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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    No parking facilities are available. The court is in the town centre near the train and bus stations.

  • 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.

  • Loop Hearing icon

    The building has hearing enhancement facilities available by prior arrangement.  Please contact the Court office by telephone or email if necessary.

  • Interview room icon.

    Ten interview rooms are available at this court.

  • Children's waiting room icon.

    This Court has a childrens room facility.

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    Baby changing facilities are available in the disabled toilets on the fourth floor

     

  • Video facilities icon

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

    Virtual visits may be accommodated by prior arrangement. Client consultation is only available for hearings due to take place at Reading, during the course of the hearing.