York Magistrates' Court and Family Court

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Clifford Street

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Opening times

Court open

Monday to Friday 9:30am to 5pm

Counter open

9:30am to 4pm


01904 818 300
0191 2982280
Citizens advice
0300 332 1000

Building facilities

If you have a disability and need help coming to a hearing, please contact 01904 818 300.

Disabled access

Disabled Access to Ground floor Courtrooms via lift to the rear of the building. Please notify the Court of your attendance in advance as the lift requires staff assisstance.

Assistance dogs

Assistance dogs are welcome.

Hearing Loop

The building has a portable hearing enhancement system available by prior arrangement. Please contact the court by telephone or email to let us know of your requirements.

Public toilets

Public toilets.

Interview room

There are 5 private interview rooms available.

Waiting Room

Public Waiting Room.

Baby changing facility

Baby changing facility available.

Prayer / Quiet room

Prayer/Quiet Room available.

Video facilities

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

First Aid

Trained first aider on site.

Witness care

This Court has a Vulnerable Witness Waiting Area & the services of Victim Support on site.

Translators or Interpreters

Get an interpreter at a court or tribunal.

York Magistrates' Court and Family Court

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Court codes for legal professionals

Magistrates' Court location code: 2357

DX: 744330 York 41

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