North Somerset Magistrates' Court

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North Somerset Courthouse
The Hedges
St Georges
BS22 7BB

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Opening times

Court open

Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm

Counter open

Monday to Friday 10am to 2pm

Telephone enquiries answered

Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm



(Crime customer service centre)

Social security and child support


01823 257 084
0300 123 9252
03308 084 407

(Crime customer service centre)

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 01823 257 084.


There is a large public car park available on site including spaces for blue badge holders

Disabled access

This building has level access to the building entrance and all floors, lifts to all floors and level access into courtrooms.

Hidden Disabilities Sunflower network

Lanyards available on request.

Assistance dogs

Guide dogs are welcome at this court.

Hearing Loop

The building has a portable hearing enhancement system available by prior arrangement. Please contact the court by telephone or email to let us know of your requirements.


Lifts are available in this building to access the first floor. The lift is able to accommodate wheelchairs up to 80cm wide and 820kg

Public toilets

Public toilets are available on the ground floor.

Disabled toilet

Accessible toilets are available and are located on the ground and first floors. Lifts are available to first floor

Interview room

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

Waiting Room

This building has a public waiting area outside each court or hearing room

Baby changing facility

Baby changing facilities are available.

Video facilities

Electronic Presentation of Evidence (EPE) facilities Internal video conferencing facilities plus external video link to prisons is available. 2 video pods for witnesses are available.

Wireless network connection

Public WiFi is available.

Witness service

Support for witnesses is available from the Citizens Advice witness service.

Witness care

Secure witness suite

Translators or Interpreters

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North Somerset Magistrates' Court

This location handles

  • Crime

  • Single justice procedure

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Court codes for legal professionals

Magistrates' Court location code: 1450

DX: 152361 Weston-super-Mare 5

Professional users’ court and tribunal access scheme

This location participates in this scheme

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HMCTS Common Platform

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