Basildon Magistrates' Court and Family Court

Visit us:

The Court House
Great Oaks
SS14 1EH

Write to us:

Court Administration Centre
P.O. Box 10754

Opening times

Court open

Monday to Friday 9am until business finishes.


Social security and child support


01245 313300

(from 9am to 5pm)

01702 283830

(from 9am to 5pm)

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.

Assistance dogs

Assistance dogs are welcome

Loop Hearing

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

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

Make a complaint:

Contact us to make a complaint

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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