Bath Law Courts (Civil, Family and Magistrates)

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The Law Courts
North Parade Road

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Opening times

Court open

Monday to Friday 09.00am to 4.30pm

Counter open

Monday to Friday 10.00am to 2.00pm

Telephone enquiries answered

Monday to Friday 9am to 4pm


Magistrates court

(Crime customer service centre)

Breathing space enquiries
County court

(For contact outside of court telephone answering times)


(Small Claims)


Magistrates court
01225 463281
0300 123 9252
03308 084 407

(Crime customer service centre)

Witness service
0300 332 1000
County court
01225 476730

Building facilities

If you have a disability and need help coming to a hearing, please contact 03308 084 407.

No parking

There are no parking facilities at this building.  Paid off-site parking is available at Bath Cricket Club, Manvers Street and Southgate car parks.  There are park and ride services into Bath. If blue badge holders notify the court the day before a parking space is required a space can be made available on site.

Disabled access

This building has a ramp to the building entrance and level access in to court rooms and hearing rooms and a lift to the first floor (courtrooms 1, 2, 3 & 4).

Hidden Disabilities Sunflower network

Lanyards available on request.

Assistance dogs

Assistance dogs are welcome.

Hearing Loop

The building has a portable hearing enhancement system available by prior arrangement. Please contact the court by telephone or email to let us know of your requirements.

Security arch

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.


A lift to the first floor (courtrooms 1, 2, 3 & 4).

Public toilets

Public toilets are available on the first floor.  

Disabled toilet

Accessible toilets are available and are located on the ground floor of the main building.


Hot and cold vending machines are available on the ground floor of the main building.

Interview room

Eight interview / consultation rooms are available on the first floor. Two interview rooms are available outside Court 5 on the ground floor.

Waiting Room

This building has a public waiting area outside each court hearing room and a separate witness area.

Baby changing facility

Baby changing facilities are located on the first floor.

Prayer / Quiet room

A quite room for prayer or contemplation is available.

Video facilities

Electronic Presentation of Evidence (EPE) facility.

Wireless network connection

Public Wi Fi is available.  

Witness service

Support for witnesses is available from Citizens Advice Witness Service (    

Translators or Interpreters

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Court codes for legal professionals

County Court location code: 123

Magistrates' Court location code: 1450

DX: 98580 Bath 2

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