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The Civic Centre
St Peter's Street
St. Albans

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C/O Luton Magistrates' Court
Stuart Street
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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


Phone numbers

(from 9am to 5pm)
Fine queries:
(from 9am to 5pm)
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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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    No parking facilities on site. Nearest parking is: 1) Bricket Road 2) Drovers Way 3) London Road

  • Disabled access icon

    This building has level access to the building entrance, and court room.


  • Assistance dogs icon.

    Assistance dogs are welcome

  • Loop Hearing icon

    This Court has loop hearing facilities.

  • 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 only, at present.

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    Available on the Ground and Lower Ground Floor but not the 1st Floor

  • Disabled toilet icon

    Available on the ground floor only

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    – A Tea Bar is available Mon – Thurs 9.30am – 3.30pm and Fri 9.30am – 12.30pm. 

    There is a cold drinks vending machine on the ground floor.   Chilled Water is available in Witness Rooms and public areas on all 3 floors.

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    This Court has private interview rooms available. 3 on the 1st Floor and 5 on the Ground floor.

  • Baby changing facility icon.

    Baby changing facilities are located on the ground floor in the disabled toilet

  • Prayer / Quiet room icon.

    A quiet Room for prayer and contemplation, please see Security

  • 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.

Cases heard at this venue

  • Crime
  • Domestic violence