Worcester Combined Court

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The Shirehall
Foregate Street

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Opening times

Court open

Monday to Friday 8:30am to 5:30pm

Counter service by appointment only

Telephone enquiries answered

Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm

Bailiff office open

Monday to Friday 8:30am to 9:30pm


Crown court

(Criminal Cases)

County court

(Civil Enquiries)

County court

(Bailiff Section)

Family court

(Including C100 applications)

Breathing space enquiries
Family public law (children in care)

(Digital process for case numbers starting with C5)

Family public law (children in care)

(Paper process)


Family public law (children in care)
01905 730 800

(Paper process)

Family public law (children in care)
0330 808 4424

(Digital process for case numbers starting with C5)

0300 123 4593

(Small Claims)

Counter appointments
01905 730 838
0300 332 1000

(Witness Services)

Building facilities

If you have a disability and need help coming to a hearing, please contact 0300 332 1000.


Two parking spaces are available for blue badge holders directly outside the building.  There are no other parking facilities at this venue however paid off site parking is available within 500m - Sansome Walk - WR1 1DF and  1500m Pitchcroft - WR2 2WD.  Public Transport is available nearby.

Disabled access

This builidng has side access ramp.   Please alert Court Office if you require assistance.  

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 on 01905 73080.

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.  


Lifts are available in the building in this building to access the lower ground, first and second floors.  A wheelchair lift is available between the ground floor and main lift area.

Public toilets

Toilets are available on the lower ground floor.

Disabled toilet

An accessible toilet is available and located on the ground floor.  The key is available from Security Desk.


Hot and cold drinks vending machines are available on the ground floor. Free Chilled water is available on the Ground Floor

Interview room

10 interview/consultation rooms are available on the lower ground floor.

Baby changing facility

Baby changing facilities are located in the ladies toilets on the lower ground floor.  

Video facilities

Video Links facilities are only available if pre-booked - Please contact the Listing Section on 01905 730800 to make a booking.   

Wireless network connection

Wi-Fi is available to all legal representatives. 

Witness service

Support for witnesses is available from the Citizens Advice Witness Service hhtps://www.citizensadvice.org.uk/aboutus/sitizens-advice-witness-service

Filming and venue hire

Please contact the Press Office on 020 3334 3728 for requests to hire this building for filming. 

Translators or Interpreters

Get an interpreter at a court or tribunal.

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Court codes for legal professionals

Crown Court location code: 466

County Court location code: 380

Family Court location code: 380

DX: 721120 Worcester 11

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