Hastings Magistrates' Court

Visit us:

The Law Courts
Horntye Park
Bohemia Road
TN34 1ND

Write to us:

Brighton Magistrates' Court
Administration Centre
The Law Courts
Edward Street

Opening times

Court open: Monday to Friday 8:45am to 5pm



01273 670888

(from 9am to 5pm)

Legal aid

0121 232 5667

(from 9am to 5pm)

Fine queries

01622 680070

(from 9am to 5pm)

Pay a fine

0300 790 9901

(from 9am to 5pm)

Witness service

Building facilities

If you have a disability and need help coming to a hearing, please contact 01273 670888.

Disabled access

Disabled access, toilet and parking facilities. If you, or someone who will be accompanying you, have a disability and need help, or wish your case to be heard in a Courtroom with the hearing enhancement system, please contact the Court Listing Officer.

Assistance dogs

Assistance dogs are welcome.

Loop Hearing

Hearing enhancement systems, for use whether or not you wear a hearding aid, are installed in all Courts.

Video facilities

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

Translators or Interpreters

Get an interpreter at a court or tribunal.

Hastings Magistrates' Court

This location handles:

  • Crime
  • Single justice procedure

Make a complaint:

Contact us to make a complaint

Court codes for legal professionals:

Magistrates' Court location code: 2948

DX: 153460 Brighton 17

Professional users’ court and tribunal access scheme

This location participates in this scheme

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