Bristol Magistrates' Court and Tribunals Hearing Centre

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Marlborough Street

Additional information

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Opening times

Court open

9am to 4:30pm

Counter open

9am to 11am Monday – Friday

Telephone enquiries answered

Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm


Social security and child support

(Crime customer service centre)


0330 808 4407

(Crime customer service centre)

01633 645112
0117 930 2400
Witness service
0300 332 1000
Social security and child support
0300 123 1142
Social security and child support
0300 123 1264

(Social Security and Child Support Minicom)

Building facilities

If you have a disability and need help coming to a hearing, please contact 0330 808 4407.

No parking

The nearest paid off site parking is Trenchard Street and The Galleries. There is a disabled drop off facility outside the building.

Disabled access

There is disabled access at this court.

Assistance dogs

Assistance dogs are welcome at this court.

Hearing Loop

The building has hearing enhancement facilities available.         Hearing loop 'T' availble at this court.

Security arch

Security check required at this court.


There are lift's availble at this court.

Public toilets

Available on all floors.

Disabled toilet

Availble on all floors

Interview room

Private interview rooms are available at this Court.

Waiting Room

Public waiting area's are located outside each court room. Separate witness area available.

Baby changing facility

Baby changing facilities are located on the first floor.

Video facilities

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

Witness service

Available from Citizens advice

Filming and venue hire

The building is available for filming or venue hire.

Translators or Interpreters

Get an interpreter at a court or tribunal.

Bristol Magistrates' Court and Tribunals Hearing Centre

This location handles

  • Crime

  • Single justice procedure

  • Benefits

Court codes for legal professionals

Magistrates' Court location code: 1450

DX: 78126 Bristol

Professional users’ court and tribunal access scheme

This location participates in this scheme

Register for the scheme

HMCTS Common Platform

This location participates in this scheme