The Ministry of Justice has confirmed that a large number of court hearing centres are to close. Communications from HMCTS give the following windows for closures of affected county court hearing centres:

 

Present -  June 2016

London

South East

South West

Midlands

North East

North West

Wales

Hammersmith County Court

 

 

Buxton County Court

Morpeth County Court

Accrington County Court

Carmarthen Law Courts (the Guildhall)

 

 

 

 

 

Kendal County court

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tameside County Court

 

 

 July – September 2016

London

South East

South West

Midlands

North East

North West

Wales

 

Kings Lynn County Court

 

 

 

Macclesfield County Court

Bridgend Law Courts

 

 

 

 

 

Warrington County Court

Neath and Port Talbot County Court

 

October – December 2016

London

South East

South West

Midlands

North East

North West

Wales

Bow County Court

St Albans County Court

 

Kettering County Court

Halifax County Court

Bolton County Court

Llangefni County Court

 

Tunbridge Wells County Court

 

 

Rotherham Law Courts

 

 

 

January - March 2017

London

South East

South West

Midlands

North East

North West

Wales

 

Chichester Combined Court

 

 

Hartlepool County Court

Bury County Court

Brecon Law Courts

 

Colchester County Court

 

 

Scunthorpe County Court

 

 

 

Reigate County Court

 

 

 

 

 

 

April – June 2017

London

South East

South West

Midlands

North East

North West

Wales

Woolwich County Court

 

Chippenham Magistrates and Civil Court

 

 

Oldham County Court

 

 

July to September 2017

London

South East

South West

Midlands

North East

North West

Wales

Lambeth County Court