Royal Courts of Justice

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Opening times

Court open

Monday to Friday 9am to 4:30pm

Counter service by appointment only

Fee's Office only - 10am to 4:30pm

Telephone enquiries answered

9am to 5pm (Switchboard only)


020 7947 6000

(General Enquiries - Answered between 9am and 5pm)

020 7947 6916

(Court of Appeal Civil Division)

020 7947 6655

(Administrative Court)

020 3936 8957

(King's Bench Division - Fees Office, High Court Appeals, Foreign Process, Judges Listing)

020 7947 6260


020 7947 6404

(Senior Courts Costs Office)

020 7947 7161

(High Court Family )

020 7947 6011

(Court of Appeal Criminal Division)

0300 123 5577

(Central London County Court)

Building facilities

If you have a disability and need help coming to a hearing, please contact 020 7947 6000.


Parking access is limited for Disabled Access only. Please contact the Security Team on 0207 947 6260 to enquire for Disabled Access parking only.

Disabled access

If you have a disability and need help or assistance coming into the Court, please contact the Security team on 0207 947 6260 to make sure that the facilities meet your specific needs or to discuss a reasonable adjustment that you may require. Information for disabled visitors is available by contacting the relevant Listing Office or main reception or email our disability contact office at

Hidden disabilities

This site supports the Hidden Disabilities Sunflower Scheme. Lanyards relating to the scheme are available upon request at the court.

Hidden Disabilities Sunflower network

Lanyards available on request.

Assistance dogs

Assistance dogs are welcome in this building.

Hearing Loop

The Court has Hearing enhancement facilities. Mobile loops are available to the relevant listing offices. Contact the Court Reporting and Transcription Unit on 020 7947 7820.

Security arch

For Safety and Security reasons, all users and their possessions will be searched by Security upon entering this building. There is a security arch in operation. Please alert Security upon entry if you have a Pacemaker for alternative arrangements to be made.


Lifts are available throughout the building to all floors.

Public toilets

Public toilets are available throughout the building


The cafeteria is now open to the public. The Opening Hours are Monday to Friday between 9am to 3pm.  Refreshment venues are available locally outside the Building but still in close proximity to the Court.

Interview room

Consultation rooms are available and can be pre-booked for a fee. Please telephone 020 7947 7356.

Baby changing facility

There are baby changing facilities within the accessible toilets situated in the Queen's Building on the ground floor.

Prayer / Quiet room

The Building provides a Quiet Room for prayer or contemplation for court users. Please contact the Main Reception Desk or Security Team for details.

Video facilities

Court and Hearing Room Video Conferencing facilities and prison-to-court video link facilities are available (by prior arrangement)

Wireless network connection

Wi-Fi connectivity is available throughout the Building, Please read the notices on display throughout the Building and follow the link. In Court facilities will be available for parties own IT equipment, eg - Electronic presentation of evidence and cabled broadband.

Witness service

Support Through Court is available remotely to provide assistance. Please call 0300 081 0006.

Translators or Interpreters

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Royal Courts of Justice

This location handles

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  • Civil

  • Court Of Appeal

  • High Court

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Court codes for legal professionals

DX: 44450 Strand

Professional users’ court and tribunal access scheme

This location participates in this scheme

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