Liverpool Crown Courts venue hire


QEII Law Courts
Derby Square
L2 1XA

Transport links

Railway: Lime Street Station 1.3 miles/2.1 KM
Motorway: M57 8.8 miles M62 5.5 miles

Type of court

Crown Court and Criminal Youth Court


Modern building, which is imposing and striking in appearance. Purpose built Court Building making it the largest Crown Court centre outside London.

Date and period


Key features

Prime quayside location located opposite the Albert Dock and with magnificent views of the Mersey and the three Graces. The courtrooms are functional and user friendly. There are 22 criminal courts and 4 youth courts. There is also an impressive ceremonial staircase from the ground floor up to the 2 nd floor. Friendly staff, are very keen to assist. Built on the site of the Liverpool Castle with Original Millstones still on site, which heavily influenced the new building design, which includes a dry moat. There is a spacious forecourt that is dominated by the impressive Queen Victoria Monument.

External features

Imposing building which is 8 storeys high. Built to resemble the original castle that was on this site.

Mood and feel

Modern building, bright and airy


Weekends & Bank Holidays only or 2-3 hours after 1700 on weekdays.

Other Features

The Law Courts is regularly used as a venue for school and university Bar Mock Trial competitions.

Parking Facilities

There is a large car park beneath the building where technical and support vehicles can be parked.

Nearest Hospital

Royal Liverpool University Hospital
Prescott Street

0151 706 2000

Nearest Police

Canning Place Police HQ

0151 709 6010

HM Courts & Tribunals Service


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