The Supreme Court of the United Kingdom

The Supreme Court of the United Kingdom
Parliament Square
Greater London




0207 960 1900

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The Supreme Court is the final court of appeal in the UK for civil cases, and for criminal cases from England, Wales and Northern Ireland. It hears cases of the greatest public or constitutional importance affecting the whole population. It is situated in a Grade II listed heritage site of the former Middlesex Guildhall.

Venue Type:

Heritage site

Opening hours

9.30am to 4.30pm (last entry)

Admission charges

Free entry.
Friday architectural tours are £5 p/p or £3.50 p/p concession

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Visitors peruse the Supreme Court library

Court Adjourned! Behind The Scenes at the UK Supreme Court

  • 14 May 2015 6-9pm

Experience a rare opportunity to explore the highest court in the land after hours and wander around our Grade II* listed building.

Enjoy live jazz in our magnificent wood-panelled lobby plus:

- Ask a Court Usher what goes on behind the scenes of a hearing

- Former Judicial Assistants share their experiences of working for a Supreme Court Justice

- Award-winning designer Luke Hughes describes the challenge of creating a fitting home for the UK Supreme Court

- Art conservation expert Jim Dimond talks about his work preserving the Middlesex Guildhall Art Collection

- A performance by the Inner Temple Drama Society, presenting a contemporary court-room drama


£10 general admission, £8 concessions; please note booking fees apply.