Bedford County Court and Family Court

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Shire Hall
3 St Paul's Square
MK40 1SQ

Write to us:

Bedford County Court and Family Court
Luton Justice Centre
Floors 4 & 5, Arndale House
The Mall

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Opening times

Court open

Monday to Friday, 9am to 4pm

Counter open

10am to 2pm (by prior appointment only).


Breathing space enquiries

(Public Law / Adoption)

Social security and child support


0300 123 5577

(from 9am to 5pm)

Counter appointments
01582 506722

(from 9am to 5pm)

Social security and child support
0300 123 1142

Building facilities

If you have a disability and need help coming to a hearing, please contact 0300 123 5577.

Disabled access

There is a ramp with a slight incline to the building entrance. The building has lifts to all floors and level access into courtrooms.

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.

Interview room

This court has interview room facilities.

Baby changing facility

Baby changing facilities are available.

Translators or Interpreters

Get an interpreter at a court or tribunal.

Bedford County Court and Family Court

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Court codes for legal professionals

County Court location code: 124

DX: 97760 Luton 4

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