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Leicester Crown Court

Leicester Crown Court

Leicester Crown Court is situated on Wellington Street in Leicester City Centre. It shares a building with Leicester County Court.

It is one of 91 Crown Courts across England and Wales.

All Crown Courts are put into one of three tiers:

First tier courts are visited by High Court judges for criminal and civil cases, second tier courts are visited by High Court judges only for criminal cases and the third tier courts are rarely visited by High Court judges.

Leicester Crown Court is a second tier court.

Contact details

Address:                                90 Wellington Street, Leicester, LE1 6HG

Telephone:                            0116 222 5800

0116 222 5700 – enquiries

0116 222 5848 – jury service

0116 222 5946 / 0116 255 5009 – witness service

Email:                           – case progression – enquiries – listing

Opening hours

Monday:              8:00am – 5:00pm

Tuesday:              8:00am – 5:00pm

Wednesday:        8:00am – 5:00pm

Thursday:            8:00am – 5:00pm

Friday:                  8:00am – 5:00pm

Saturday:             CLOSED

sunday:                CLOSED

The court counter is open daily from 10am until 2pm.


  • Baby changing facilities
  • Children’s room (available only for child witnesses)
  • Disabeled and wheelchair access
  • Consultation rooms located on the ground floor and first floor)
  • Loop hearing facilities
  • Cafeteria (located on the mezzanine floor, next to jury assembly)
  • Video conference and prison video link facilities
  • Wireless internet access