Brighton County Court

Visit us:


William Street

Opening times

Court open: Monday to Friday 9am to 4pm

Counter open: By prior appointment for urgent matters



(C100 applications)


(For all other children or family enquiries)


(For providing contact details for family cases only)


(For documents and bundles for family cases only)

Breathing space notifications




01273 674421

(from 9am to 5pm)


01273 388421

(from 9am to 4:30pm)

Building facilities

If you have a disability and need help coming to a hearing, please contact 01273 674421.

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.

Security arch

For safety and security, all customers 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 is available in this building to access the first floor.

Public toilets

Public toilets are available and located on the first floor.

Disabled toilet

An accessible toilet is available and located on the ground floor.


A chilled water dispenser is available on the first floor landing.

Interview room

1 interview room is available for urgent appointments only. Eight consultation rooms are available on the first floor.

Waiting Room

This building has a public waiting area outside all hearing rooms.

Baby changing facility

Baby changing facilities are located on the ground floor in the accessible toilet.

Video facilities

Court hearing room video conferencing facilities are available (by prior arrangement)

Wireless network connection

WiFi is available in all areas of the building. Please see WiFi notices in the waiting areas for details.

Translators or Interpreters

Get an interpreter at a court or tribunal.

Brighton County Court

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Court codes for legal professionals:

County Court location code: 554

DX: 98070 Brighton 3

Professional users’ court and tribunal access scheme

This location participates in this scheme

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