Bath Law Courts (Civil, Family and Magistrates)

Visit or contact us:


The Law Courts
North Parade Road

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 10.00am to 3.30pm


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
03308 084 407

(Crime customer service centre)

01633 645 112
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.


The only on site parking is four car park spaces available for blue badge holders.

No parking

There are no parking facilities at this building. Paid off-site parking is available at Manvers Street and Southgate car parks. There are park and ride services into Bath

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 dogsare welcome.

Loop Hearing

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.


Lifts are available in this building to access the first floor. The lift will accommodate wheelchairs up to 75cm wide with a weight of 650kg.

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. Twointerview 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

PublicWi Fi is available.

Witness service

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Translators or Interpreters

Get an interpreter at a court or tribunal.

Bath Law Courts (Civil, Family and Magistrates)

Make a complaint:

Contact us to make a complaint

Court codes for legal professionals:

County Court location code: 123

Magistrates' Court location code: 1450

DX: 98580 Bath 2

Professional users’ court and tribunal access scheme

This location participates in this scheme

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