Medway Magistrates' Court and Family Court

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The Court House
The Brook

Additional information

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Opening times

Court open

Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm



(for all Magistrates' Court matters)


(for all Family matters)

Social security and child support


01634 830 232

(from 9am to 5pm)

01622 680 070

(from 9am to 5pm)

Witness service
0300 332 1000
Social security and child support
0300 123 1142

Building facilities

If you have a disability and need help coming to a hearing, please contact 01634 830 232.

Disabled access

Disabled access and toilet.

Assistance dogs

Assistance dogs are welcome

Hearing Loop

Loop hearing facilities are available in Court 2.

Interview room

Private interview rooms are available in this Court.

Baby changing facility

Baby changing facilities are located on the first floor.

Video facilities

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

Translators or Interpreters

Get an interpreter at a court or tribunal.

Medway Magistrates' Court and Family Court

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Court codes for legal professionals:

Magistrates' Court location code: 1966

DX: 157180 Chatham 13

Professional users’ court and tribunal access scheme

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