1992 - leicester castle court closure

Leicester Castle Courts closed in 1992 when the city and county magistrates joined together at the new courthouse in Pocklington’s Walk. 

You can hear excerpts of interviews with many of those who worked at Leicester Castle Court in the latter years by taking part in the Castle Court Audio Tour. Discover interviews with police, magistrates, clerks and ushers who all remember the building’s time as a working courtroom. Finally, take a journey down into the cells and hear about the conditions for those facing trial.