Basildon Magistrates' Court and Family Court

Visit us:

The Court House
Great Oaks
Basildon
SS14 1EH

Write to us:

Court Administration Centre
P.O. Box 10754
Chelmsford
CM1 9PZ

Additional information

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Opening times

Court open

Monday to Friday 9am until business finishes.

Email

Enquiries
contactcrime@justice.gov.uk

(Crime customer service centre, if your case number has a mixture of letters and numbers, please use this email)

Enquiries
sjs@justice.gov.uk

(Single Justice Service Centre)

Magistrates court
EssexCustomerService@justice.gov.uk

(Local Admin, for all other queries, please use this email address)

Social security and child support
sscs_bradford@justice.gov.uk
Enquiries
cens.warrants@justice.gov.uk

(For NCES matters)

Telephone

Enquiries
01245 313300

(Magistrates Admin, for all other queries please call this number from 9am to 5pm)

Enquiries
03308 084 407

(Crime customer service centre, if your case number has a mixture of letters and numbers, please call this number)

Enquiries
0300 303 0656

(Single Justice Service Centre if your query relates to a Single Justice case)

Enquiries
01702 283830

(NCES office - from 9am to 4pm )

Payments
0300 790 9901

(National Payment Line -24 hr line)

Witness service
0300 332 1000
Family court
0344 892 4000

(from 9am to 5pm)

Social security and child support
0300 123 1142
Magistrates court fax
0870 324 0091
Family court fax
01264 347922

Building facilities

If you have a disability and need help coming to a hearing, please contact 01245 313300.

Disabled access

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.  

Hidden Disabilities Sunflower network

Lanyards available on request.

Assistance dogs

Assistance dogs are welcome

Hearing Loop

This building has hearing enhancement facilities which are available by prior arrangement. Please contact the court office by telephone or e-mail if necessary. Please be aware that these facilities may not be compatible with all hearing devices.

Interview room

4 interview rooms are available on the ground floor

Children's waiting room

This Court has a childrens room facility.

Baby changing facility

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

Video facilities

Court/hearing room video conferencing facilities and prison to court video link facilities are available (by prior arrangement)

Translators or Interpreters

Get an interpreter at a court or tribunal.

Basildon Magistrates' Court and Family Court

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Court codes for legal professionals

Magistrates' Court location code: 1610

DX: 151020 Chelmsford 17

Professional users’ court and tribunal access scheme

This location participates in this scheme

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