Chester Crown Court

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Opening times

Court open

Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm

Telephone enquiries answered

Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm

Counter open

Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm


01244 317 606


01244 356 713

(Court Clerks)

01244 356 726


01244 356 725

Building facilities

If you have a disability and need help coming to a hearing, please contact 01244 317 606.

No parking

There are no parking facilities at this building except for blue badge holders.  Please contact the court for details.  The nearest public car park is: The Little Roodee car park, Grosvenor Street, Chester CH1 1SL.

Disabled access

There is lift access to all floors and parking can be arranged by contacting the court in advance.

Hidden Disabilities Sunflower network

Lanyards available on request.

Assistance dogs

Assistance dogs are welcome.

Hearing Loop

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 users and their possessions will be searched by security when they enter this building.  Please alert the security officer if you have a pacemaker.

Disabled toilet

Accessible toilets are available and are located on the ground floor.


The cafe is now fully open. Vending machines are also available.

Interview room

4 interview rooms are available on the ground floor.

Baby changing facility

Baby changing facilities are available in the disabled toilets on the ground floor.  

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 GovWifi available.

Translators or Interpreters

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Chester Crown Court

This location handles

  • Crime

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Court codes for legal professionals

Crown Court location code: 415

DX: 702527 Chester 5

Professional users’ court and tribunal access scheme

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HMCTS Common Platform

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