Brighton Magistrates' Court

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Address

The Law Courts
Edward Street
Brighton
BN2 0LG

Additional information

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Opening times

Court open

Monday to Friday 8:45am to 5pm. Saturday and Bank holiday open from 8:30am until court finishes.

Email

Enquiries
contactcrime@justice.gov.uk

(Crime customer service centre)

Enquiries
sjs@justice.gov.uk

(Single Justice Service Centre)

Telephone

Enquiries
03308 084 407

(Crime customer service centre)

Enquiries
0300 303 0656

(Single Justice Service Centre)

Legal aid
0121 232 5667

(from 9am to 5pm)

Witness service
0300 332 1000
Enforcement
0300 123 9252

(Customer Contact Centre )

Payments
0300 790 9901

(from 9am to 5pm)

Building facilities

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

No parking

Paid street parking for restricted hours is available. This court is on several bus routes which are 5 minutes’ walk away. Blue badge parking is available on John Street.

Disabled access

Access is on John Street via ramp with an incline to the building. Access is restricted in this building. Please ring to discuss your needs with a member of staff

Assistance dogs

Assistance dogs are welcome

Hearing Loop

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Security arch

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Public toilets

Public toilets available on all floors.

Disabled toilet

Accessible toilet located on the first floor, with radar key access.

Refreshments

Vending (hot, cold and snacks) machines available and access to free drinking water fountains available in public toilets.

Interview room

Interview rooms available on all floors in this building.

Prayer / Quiet room

Prayer room available upon request, please ask a member of staff.

Video facilities

Court hearing room video conferencing facilities and prison to court video link facilities are available (by prior arrangement)

Wireless network connection

Gov WiFi is available in all areas of the building.

Witness service

Citizen Advice Witness Service available.

Translators or Interpreters

Get an interpreter at a court or tribunal.

Brighton Magistrates' Court

This location handles

  • Crime

  • Single justice procedure

Court codes for legal professionals

Magistrates' Court location code: 2950

DX: 153460 Brighton 17

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HMCTS Common Platform

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