Lewes Combined Court Centre

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The Law Courts
High Street

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County and Family Court matters:
Brighton County Court
William Street

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Opening times

Court open

8:30am to 4:30pm

Counter open

from 9am to 5pm

Telephone enquiries answered

from 9am to 5pm


Crown court
01273 485211

(from 9am to 5pm)

County court
01273 674421

(from 9am to 5pm)

Counter appointments
01273 388421

(from 9am to 5pm)

0870 3240319

(for County Court matters only)

Jury service
01273 485 218
Witness service
0300 332 1000

Building facilities

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

No parking

No parking facilities are available at this court.

Disabled access

This building has a ramp to the building entrance, a lift between the ground floor and the first floor, and level access in to court rooms and hearing rooms.  

Hidden Disabilities Sunflower network

Lanyards available on request.

Hearing Loop

This court has a portable system that can be booked prior a hearing.


Chilled water is available in witness rooms, and there is a cafe; open daily from 9am to 2pm.

Interview room

Four interview rooms are available at this court. These rooms cannot be booked in advance but if you would like the use of one please see the receptionist on the day of the hearing.

Children's waiting room

This court has a child witness waiting room.

Baby changing facility

Baby changing facilities are available.

Video facilities

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

Wireless network connection

This court has wireless Internet access available within the building.

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Court codes for legal professionals

Crown Court location code: 431

County Court location code: 247

DX: Crown: DX 97395 Lewes 4 / County: DX 98070 Brighton 3

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