Building and Registry Opening Times

Building and Registry Opening Times

The Supreme Court building

The Supreme Court building is open to the public on weekdays from 0930 to 1630.

Christmas recess period

Please note that the Supreme Court building will be closed to the public on the following days during the Christmas recess period:

  • Monday 24 December
  • Tuesday 25 December
  • Wednesday 26 December
  • Monday 31 December
  • Tuesday 1 January


Registry is open weekdays at the following times:

  • Monday to Thursday
    1000 to 1630
  • Friday
    1000 to 1600
Christmas recess period

Please note that Registries of both the Supreme Court and the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council will be closed during the Christmas period.

The Registry will close at 1630 on Wednesday 19 December 2018 and will reopen at 1000 on Wednesday 9 January 2019.

If your time limit for filing documents expires on a business day during this vacation period, it will be extended automatically until 9 January 2019. This is provided for by UKSC Practice Direction 2.1.8 and JCPC Practice Direction 2.1.8.

(Please note that this does not mean that documents due on or after 9 January 2019 are subject to any automatic extension.)