Building and Registry Opening Times

Building and Registry Opening Times

The Supreme Court building

The Supreme Court building is open to the public Monday to Friday from 0930 to 1630.

Please note that The Supreme Court building will be closed to the public on the following bank holiday dates:

19 April Friday Good Friday
22 April Monday Easter Monday
6 May Monday Early May bank holiday
27 May Monday Spring bank holiday
26 August Monday Summer bank holiday
25 December Wednesday Christmas Day
26 December Thursday Boxing Day

Registry opening times

Registry is open on most weekdays at the following times:

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

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

The Registry will close at 16:30 on Tuesday 16 April 2019 and will reopen at 10:00 on Monday 29 April 2019.

Supreme Court staff present in the building while the Registry is closed will not be able to accept papers on behalf of the Court.

If your time limit for filing documents expires on a business day during this Easter vacation period, it will be extended automatically until 29 April 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 29 April 2019 are subject to any automatic extension.