cambridgeshire magistrates

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Cambridge Magistrates' Court

Photo of Cambridge Court

Cambridgeshire magistrates sit at Cambridge Magistrates' Court, which opened in 2008. The court building is located in the centre of Cambridge, next to the old main Post Office building. For a map showing the location click here. The full address is:

Cambridge Magistrates' Court
12 St Andrews Street
Tel: 01223 376000
Fax: 01264 785085

Although the public entrance is on St Andrews Street , the front of the building is the old facade of Robert Sayle's and the purpose built court behind the facade was built into the Grand Arcade shopping centre. There are four floors. On the ground floor there is a small reception and security area and the first floor houses court offices. The Family Proceedings courts are on the second floor. There are four Adult courts on the third floor, together with the Crown Prosecution Service, and the Witness Service and the Magistrates' retiring rooms. The top floor is for use by staff and magistrates only.

Magistrates regularly give talks and presentations to community groups and schools about the work of a magistrates' courts. This work is undertaken as part of the Magistrates in the Community (MIC) programme. There is a Cambridgeshire team and for information on the recent local Magistrates in the Community activities click here. For general information on MIC click here.