Southend Crown Court

Visit us:

The Court House
Victoria Avenue

Write to us:

Basildon Crown Court
The Gore
SS14 2EW

Opening times

Court building closed: 4.30 pm

Court open: 9.00 am to 4.30 pm



Witness service

Building facilities

If you have a disability and need help coming to a hearing, please contact 01268 458 000.

No parking

There are no parking facilities at this building, however paid off site parking is available within 500 metres in the Galleries or Nelson Street.

Disabled access

This building has a ramp to the building entrance, a lift between the ground floor and the first floor, and level access in to court rooms and hearing rooms.

Assistance dogs

Assistance dogs are welcome.

Loop Hearing

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

Interview room

Three rooms available for Crown and Magistrates' Courts.

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.

Southend Crown Court

This location handles:

  • Crime
  • Single justice procedure

Make a complaint:

Contact us to make a complaint

Court codes for legal professionals:

Crown Court location code: 772

Professional users’ court and tribunal access scheme

This location participates in this scheme

Register for the scheme