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 9am to 4pm


Family court

(Including C100 applications)

Breathing space enquiries
Support through court
County court

(Court of Protection)

Business and property courts

(High Court)

Business and property courts

(High Court)

Business and property courts

(High Court)

Business and property courts

(High Court)


(civil queries)

Family public law (children in care)

(Digital process for case numbers starting with C5)


0117 366 4871
Business and property courts
0117 366 4860

(including Civil Appeals and Insolvency)

Civil court
0117 366 4850
0117 929 8261

(South West)

Family court
0117 366 4880
0117 366 4942

(Family cases)

Civil court fax
0870 324 0048
Support through court
0117 366 4809
0117 366 4840

(civil and family court fees and judgements)

County court
0117 366 4800

(Court of Protection)

Family public law (children in care)
0330 808 4424

(Digital process for case numbers starting with C5)

Family court fax
0870 324 0266
0870 739 4009

(Employment Tribunal)

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

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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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