Visit or write to us:

The Shirehall
Foregate Street
Crown Court location code:
County Court location code:
721120 Worcester 11

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Additional Information

From Monday 30 March we are changing the way we are working to further minimise risk to all of our staff and users.  

This building will be temporarily closed for face to face hearings and will only open for staff.

We will contact you about alternative arrangements if you have a case scheduled and are working to do this as soon as possible.

Changes to the way we work from Monday 30 March 2020



Opening hours


(Criminal Cases)
(Civil Enquiries)
(Bailiff Section)
(Family Queries)

Phone numbers

(Small Claims)
(Witness Services)

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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    Two parking spaces are available for blue badge holders directly outside the building.  There are no other parking facilities at this venue however paid off site parking is available within 500m - Sansome Walk - WR1 1DF and  1500m Pitchcroft - WR2 2WD.  Public Transport is available nearby.

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    This builidng has side access ramp.  
    Please alert Court Office if you require assistance.


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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 on 01905 73080.

  • 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.


  • Lift icon

    Lifts are available in the building in this building to access the lower ground, first and second floors.  A wheelchair lift is available between the ground floor and main lift area.

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    Toilets are available on the lower ground floor.

  • Disabled toilet icon

    An accessible toilet is available and located on the ground floor.  The key is available from Security Desk.

  • Refreshments icon

    Hot and cold drinks vending machines are available on the ground floor.
    Free Chilled water is available on the Ground Floor

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    10 interview/consultation rooms are available on the lower ground floor.

  • Baby changing facility icon.

    Baby changing facilities are located in the ladies toilets on the lower ground floor.


  • Video facilities icon

    Video Links facilities are only available if pre-booked - Please contact the Listing Section on 01905 730800 to make a booking. 


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    Wi-Fi is available to all legal representatives. 

  • Witness service icon

    Support for witnesses is available from the Citizens Advice Witness Service hhtps://

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    Please contact the Press Office on 020 3334 3728 for requests to hire this building for filming.