Universally known as the Old
Bailey, this is the probably the most famous criminal court in
the world, and has been London's principal criminal court for
centuries. It hears cases remitted to it from all over England
and Wales as well as the Greater London area.
How to get there
Central Criminal Court
Tel 020 7248 3277
There is no public access to the precincts of
the Central Criminal Court but the public galleries are open each
day for viewing of trials in session.
Large organised groups, such as visiting
school / college parties, should always endeavour to call the Head
of Security at the Court prior to visiting for an indication as to
the availability of seating space at the intended time of the group
Please note: Public Gallery seating can never
be reserved under any circumstances.
There is no admission
for children under 14 and proof of age may be requested by
security. No cameras, video equipment , mobile phones, bags, food
or drink are allowed in the building.There are NO
facilities for the safekeeping of such items available at the
entrance to the public galleries.
Disclaimer Activities are not organised by Free
London Events unless stated otherwise.
Neither is Free London Events responsible for the accuracy of the information
provided. If you are under 18, ask your parent/guardian before taking
part in any activity.