Croydon County Court and Family Court

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The Law Courts
Altyre Road

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Opening times

Court open

Monday to friday 8am to 6pm.

Counter open

By appointment only.


Breathing space enquiries
County court

(Urgent Private law & Family Law act injunctions)

Family public law (children in care)

(Digital process for case numbers starting with C5)


(Insolvency / Bankruptcy )


Civil court
0300 123 5577

(For Civil matters please call this number. All queries are to be in writing or through the helpdesk)

Family public law (children in care)
0330 808 4424

(Digital process for case numbers starting with C5)

Building facilities

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


Available in Ruskin Square car park or NCP (Croydon Whitgift) charges will apply. No Disabled parking on site but options to park opposite the court with an appropriate badge displayed.

Disabled access

Wheelchair access provided but arrangement for hearings need to be organised in advance with the court office

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.

Interview room

Three interview rooms on upper floor and four in the family suite.  

Baby changing facility

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

Prayer / Quiet room

Prayer facilities available

Video facilities

Video Link available if arranged in advance with the court office

Translators or Interpreters

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Court codes for legal professionals

County Court location code: 182

DX: 97470 Croydon 6

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