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A Guide to Westminster Magistrates’ Court

If you have received a postal requisition to attend Westminster Magistrates’ Court you might be wondering what it means to receive such a requisition, how to get to the court, and what you need to do when you arrive. This guide will help you better understand what might happen on the day.

What does it mean to receive a postal requisition from Westminster Magistrates’ Court?

Receiving a postal requisition for Westminster Magistrates’ Court means that you are legally required to attend that specific court on the day and time listed in the letter. Check the postal requisition for information on what offence you are alleged to have committed and remember that the postal requisition will not tell you why you have been accused of the particular crime, nor will it tell you what evidence exists against you.

As soon as you receive a postal requisition, contact a specialist criminal defence solicitor to help you understand how to respond to the charges that will be brought against you at Westminster Magistrates’ Court.

How do I find a solicitor for Westminster Magistrates’ Court?

If you need a reliable and experienced criminal defence solicitor for Westminster Magistrates’ Court, consider Stuart Miller Solicitors. We have a long history of serving clients at this court, including handling high profile cases that have gone on to the Crown Court. Contact us to schedule a free consultation.

What is the Westminster Magistrates’ Court address?

The street address for Westminster Magistrates’ Court is:

181 Marylebone Road



If you need to write to the court, do so at the same address.

How do I get to Westminster Magistrates’ Court?

You can access Westminster Magistrates’ Court via bus routes 113, 13, 18, 205, 27, 332, 6, 7, or 74. Southeastern and Thameslink train services also go near Westminster. On the Tube, take the Bakerloo or Circle lines.

Where do I find Westminster Magistrates’ Court parking?

There is no public parking at Westminster Magistrates’ Court, so your best options are to take public transport or secure paid parking nearby from a private garage – there are many in the surrounding area. Street parking is extremely limited and should not be relied upon.

What are the Westminster Magistrates’ Court opening hours?

Westminster Magistrates’ Court is open 9am to 4:30pm Monday to Friday, and Saturday 9am to 1pm. The counter is open Monday to Friday 9am to 11:30am and 1:30pm to 2:30pm. The court is closed on public holidays.

What is the Westminster Magistrates’ Court email address?

If you have a general enquiry, you can contact Westminster Magistrates’ Court at:             [email protected].

For payments, email: [email protected].

For citizens advice, email: [email protected].

What is the Westminster Magistrates’ Court phone number?

There are various telephone numbers for Westminster Magistrates’ Court:

For general queries, call 0300 303 0645.

If you have a question regarding a payment such as a fine, call: 0300 123 9252 .

Reach the witness service on: 0300 332 1384.

You can also contact the court by fax on: 0870 761 7629.

What do I do when I arrive at Westminster Magistrates’ Court?

Security at Westminster Magistrates Court includes a pat-down and bag scan. After that, head to the front desk for assistance. The staff can tell you where to wait for court appearances, where to meet your solicitor, and even show you the location of restrooms and other amenities if needed. If you haven’t received instructions from your solicitor, this is the best way to proceed.


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