Kingston Crown Court


A Crown Court deals with serious criminal cases, for example murder, rape and robbery. It also deals with appeals against a magistrates’ court conviction or sentence and cases passed from a magistrates’ court for trial or sentencing.

A Crown Court:

• normally has a jury - which decides if you’re guilty or not
• has a judge - who decides what sentence you get

A Crown Court can give a range of sentences including:

• community sentences
• prison sentences - including life sentences


Local Car Parks:

The Bittoms Car Park, KT1 2AB
NPC Car Park KT1 2AB


Bus Services:

Kingston bus station KT1 1AN
Hounslow bus station TW3 1RS
Kingston Hospital KT2 7BU


Train Station:

Kingston Train Station, Wood Street, Kingston Upon Thames, KT1 1UJ


Local Food outlets:

You can’t take food into court 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 building open: Monday to Friday 8:30am to 6pm
Court enquiries open: Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm


Citizens Advice Witness Service:



Enquiries: 020 8240 2500
Jury service: 020 8240 2588
Citizens Advice Witness Service: 030 0332 1242
Fax: 0870 324 0157


Building Facilities:

• Disabled access and disabled toilet
• Guide dogs are welcome at this Court.
• 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.
• We have nineteen consultation rooms available.
• Baby changing facilities are available.
• Court/hearing room video conferencing facilities and prison to court video link facilities are available (by prior arrangement)
• This court has wireless internet access available within the building