Bristol Civil and Family Justice Centre

Visit us:


2 Redcliff Street

Opening times

Court open: 8:30am to 4pm (9am to 4pm Thursday)

Counter open: 9:30am to 2pm (High Court and Administrative Court 4pm)

Telephone enquiries answered: Monday to Friday 9am to 4pm for civil and family queries.

Tribunal open: Employment Tribunal telephones are open 8:30am to 5pm



Business and Property Courts

0117 366 4860

(including Civil Appeals and Insolvency)

Civil fax

Civil queries

Employment tribunal

0117 929 8261

(South West)

Family fax

Family queries


0117 366 4942

(Family cases)


0117 366 4840

(civil and family court fees and judgements)

Personal support unit


0870 739 4009

(Employment Tribunal)

County Court

0117 366 4800

(Court of Protection)

Building facilities

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


There is pay and display parking in Redcliff Street. NCP Public parking is also available at Redcliffe Parade, BS1 6SW and the Mall (Galleries) Shopping Centre, BS1 3XD.

Disabled access

This court has disabled access and lift facilities.

Assistance dogs

Assistance and Guide dogs are welcome at this court.

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.


Hot and cold vending facilities are located on the 1st floor District Judges reception area.

Interview room

Interview rooms are available on all hearing floors.

Baby changing facility

Baby changing facility available in this court.

Prayer / Quiet room

A quiet contemplation room is available.

Video facilities

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

Wireless network connection

Access to the Internet via WiFi is available at this court free of charge. This service will advertise itself on your device as GovWifi.

Witness service

Support Through Court (previously known as the PSU) is available on site to provide assistance.

Children's waiting room

A children's room is available at this court.

Translators or Interpreters

Get an interpreter at a court or tribunal.

Bristol Civil and Family Justice Centre

Make a complaint:

Contact us to make a complaint

Court codes for legal professionals:

County Court location code: 151

DX: 95903 Bristol 3

DX: 95905 Bristol 3

Professional users’ court and tribunal access scheme

This location participates in this scheme

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