Hertford County Court and Family Court

Visit us:

Shire Hall
Fore Street
SG14 1DF

Write to us:

PO Box 373
SG13 9HT

Opening times

Court open: Monday to Friday 9am to 4pm

Court counter open: By appointment only.




(Including C100 applications)



0300 123 5577

(from 9am to 5pm)

Building facilities

If you have a disability and need help coming to a hearing, please contact 0300 123 5577.


Parking available in local car parks and in surrounding streets. Disabled parking spaces also available in local car parks and in surrounding streets.

Assistance dogs

Assistance dogs are welcome.

Loop Hearing

The building has hearing enhancement facilities available by prior arrangement. Please contact the Court office by telephone or email if necessary.


There is a lift available for public use however this only stops on the second and third floors.

Disabled toilet

Disabled toilet available.

Interview room

4 interview rooms are available on the ground floor

Baby changing facility

Baby changing facilities available. Breast feedingcan be done in public areas, however, private room can be arranged via written/email to court prior to visit.

Prayer / Quiet room

Prayer room available (shared use with Family Room).

Video facilities

Court/hearing room video conferencing facilities are available (by prior arrangement).

Translators or Interpreters

Get an interpreter at a court or tribunal.

Hertford County Court and Family Court

Make a complaint:

Contact us to make a complaint

Court codes for legal professionals:

County Court location code: 221

DX: 97710 Hertford 2

Professional users’ court and tribunal access scheme

This location participates in this scheme

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