Buiding 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 dates:

24 December Tuesday Christmas Eve
25 December Wednesday Christmas Day
26 December Thursday Boxing Day
31 December Tuesday New Year's Eve
1 January Wednesday New Year's Day
10 April Friday Good Friday
13 April Monday Easter Monday
8 May Friday Early May bank holiday (VE day)
25 May Monday Spring bank holiday
31 August Monday Summer bank holiday
25 December Friday Christmas Day
28 December Monday 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
Registry during Christmas recess

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 18 December 2019 and will reopen at 1000 on Wednesday 8 January 2020.

Please note that from 8 January 2020 to 10 January 2020 the Registry will be open from 1000 to 1600 only. Usual hours of 1000 to 1630 will resume from Monday 13 January 2020.

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 Christmas vacation period, it will be extended automatically until 8 January 2020.

This is provided for by:

Please note that this does not mean that documents due on or after 8 January 2020 are subject to any automatic extension.