Royal Courts of Justice

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Address

Strand
London
WC2A 2LL

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Opening times

Court open

Monday to Friday 9am to 4:30pm

Email

Enquiries
RCJ.DCO@justice.gov.uk

(Disability Contact )

Telephone

Enquiries
020 7947 6000

(Switchboard)

Enquiries
020 7947 6916

(Court of Appeal Civil Division)

Enquiries
020 7947 6655

(Administrative Court)

Queen's bench
020 3936 8957

(Fees Office, High Court Appeals, Foreign Process, Judges Listing)

Enquiries
0845 302 0900

(Probate helpline)

Security
020 7947 6260
Enquiries
020 7947 6404

(Senior courts costs)

Enquiries
020 7947 7161

(Family Division)

Enquiries
020 7947 6011

(Court of Appeal Criminal Division)

Building facilities

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

Disabled access

Information for disabled visitors is available by contacting the relevant Listing Office or main reception.

Assistance dogs

Assistance dogs are welcome.

Hearing Loop

Loop hearing facilities are available in one court room in each building. Mobile loops are available to the relevant listing office. Contact the Court Reporting and Transcription Unit on 020 7947 7820.

Public toilets

Public toilets are available throughout the building

Refreshments

The cafeteria is currently closed.

Interview room

Consultation rooms can be hired. Please telephone 020 7947 7356.

Baby changing facility

There are baby changing facilities situated within the disabled toilets off the main hall and Queen's Building ground floor.

Video facilities

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

Wireless network connection

Wi-Fi is available to professional court users and court visitors. In-court facilities will be available for parties own IT equipment, e.g. electronic presentation of evidence.

Witness service

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

Translators or Interpreters

Get an interpreter at a court or tribunal.

Royal Courts of Justice

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Court codes for legal professionals:

DX: 44450 Strand

Professional users’ court and tribunal access scheme

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