Shrewsbury Crown Court

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Shrewsbury Justice Centre
Preston Street

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Opening times

Court open

Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm

Counter open

Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm


Social security and child support


01743 260 820
Witness service
0300 332 1000
01743 260 822
Jury service
01743 260 825
Social security and child support
0300 123 1142

Building facilities

If you have a disability and need help coming to a hearing, please contact 01743 260 820.


There is limited off street parking close by:- restrictions apply. The nearest public car park is situated at Abbey Foregate, Shrewsbury.

Disabled access

Disabled access and disabled toilet

Hidden Disabilities Sunflower network

Lanyards available on request.

Assistance dogs

Assistance dogs are welcome.

Hearing Loop

The building has hearing enhancement facilities available by prior arrangement.  Please contact the Court office by telephone or email if necessary.

Security arch

We have a security arch. Please alert the security officer if you have a pacemaker. For safety and security, all users and their possessions will be searched by security when they enter the building


Hot and cold drinks and a selection of confectionery are availble via vending machine located in the ground floor foyer

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.

Baby changing facility

Baby change facilities are located within the Disabled Toilet on the ground floor.

Translators or Interpreters

Get an interpreter at a court or tribunal.

Shrewsbury Crown Court

This location handles

  • Crime

  • Single justice procedure

  • Benefits

Court codes for legal professionals

Crown Court location code: 452

Professional users’ court and tribunal access scheme

This location participates in this scheme

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HMCTS Common Platform

This location participates in this scheme