Guildford County Court

Description:

Guildford County Court is a judicial court for civil cases, dealing with cases such as adoption, bankruptcy, divorce, domestic violence, high court district registry, evicting tenants and money claims.

 

Local Car Parks:

• Mary Road Car Park, Guildford, GU1 4PX
• Bedford Road Car Park, Guildford, GU1 4SJ 

 

Bus Services:

• Guildford Bus Station, Guildford, GU1 4YW
• Artington Park and Ride, Old Portsmouth Rd, Guildford, GU3 1LP
• Onslow Park and Ride, Richard Meyjes Rd, Guildford, GU2 7AD
• Spectrum Park and Ride, Spectrum Leisure Centre, Parkway, Guildford, GU1 1UP

 

Local Food outlets:

You can/can’t take in food, however hot and cold vending machines are available and there are many food outlets within a few minutes’ walk of the court.

 

Opening Hours:

Court open: Monday-Friday, 9am – 4pm
Telephone enquiries answered: 8:30am – 5pm

 

Email:

surreyfamily@justice.gov.uk  (family enquiries)
surreycivil@justice.gov.uk (civil enquiries)

 

Phone:

0300 1235577 (enquiries)
01483 405387 (appointments)

 

Guildford County Court security

You must go through security to enter a court or tribunal building. Your bags and pockets will be checked like they would be at an airport. This may include:

• emptying your pockets into a tray
• taking off your shoes, coat, gloves or hat
• moving your belt
• walking through an archway detector or being checked with a handheld scanner

If you’re wearing a head covering for religious or cultural reasons, you can ask for it to be checked with a handheld scanner so you do not have to take it off.

Items you can take in:

• phones and cameras, but you must not take photos or make videos with them
• unopened drinks in cartons and cans
• drinks in a plastic bottle or a disposable cup with a lid
• medicines you have a prescription for
• If your drink is opened or in a plastic bottle, you’ll be asked to drink some to prove it is not harmful.

Items you’re not allowed to take in:

You cannot take in items that security staff think could be used as a weapon, even if you think they’re harmless. These include things like:

• blades, such as scissors, penknives and razors
• other sharp items, such as knitting needles and darts
• glass, for example bottles
• metal cutlery
• syringes (unless you have a prescription)
• toy guns and other things that look like guns
• tools, for example screwdrivers, hammers and nails
• ropes and chains
• alcohol
• liquids that are not drinks or prescription medicine, such as oils, perfumes lighter refills and cleaning products
• full-length umbrellas

Security staff will keep any items you cannot take into the building and give you a receipt. You can usually use this to collect your items when you leave.

 

Building Facilities:

• Disabled toilet facilities. Parking can be arranged by contacting the court in advance.
• Guide dogs are welcome at this court.
• Loop hearing facilities are available at the ground floor counter.
• Hot and cold vending machines can be found on the ground floor.
• There are twelve private interview rooms.
• This court has baby changing facilities on the ground floor within the disabled toilet.

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