The Supreme Court of NSW sits in several locations, as illustrated below.
Sydney CBD locations
Supreme Court, 184 Philip Street, Sydney
This location accommodates the Court's registries and is where the Court hears all civil cases and appeals. The location is also referred to as the "Law Courts Building" and "Queens Square".
The Supreme Court's registry is located on level 5 of this building. The subpoena drop off and courier delivery area, and the file inspection and document viewing room are also located on level 5. Courtrooms are located through levels 7 to level 13.
You can enter the building from Phillip Street, or Macquarie Street.
Wentworth Chambers, 180 Phillip Street, Sydney
These premises house two courtrooms located on Level 1 of that building.
Hospital Road Court Complex, Hospital Road, Sydney
Pedestrian access via Macquarie Street (next to the Sydney Mint Museum). If parked on Hospital Road or at the Domain, enter via Hospital Road driveway. Please note that exit after 5.00 pm is via Macquarie Street.
King Street Courts, Corner King and Elizabeth Streets, Sydney
Use the entrance on King Street to access Courts 1-3 and the mediation rooms on Level 1; for Court 5 enter via Elizabeth Street.
St James Road Court, St James Road, Sydney
Enter via St James Road. Please note that currently there is no dedicated disability access to this courtroom.
Maps for CBD locations
Enter via Oxford Street.
Please note that access facilities for persons with mobility issues are extremely limited at this historical complex. Persons requiring assistance are encouraged to contact the Court prior to attending this location.
For Supreme Court, Wentworth Chambers, Hospital Road Court Complex, King Street Courts, St James Road Court
A bus route to the city, Town Hall, Circular Quay or Wynyard will provide convenient access to all of these locations. Martin Place and St James train stations provide the closest rail access.
There are parking stations available in Elizabeth and Macquarie Streets and on St Mary's Road.
Designated parking for people with disabilities is located:
- on Macquarie Street (3 car spaces, no time limit) and opposite the Sydney Eye Hospital
- in Phillip Street (2 spaces outside Wentworth Chambers, 8 am to 6 pm Monday to Friday) and next to the ramp entry to the Law Courts Building.
Other parking station/areas for disabled parking near to Queens Square are:
- Theatre Royal, MLC Centre, 120 King Street
- Chifley Tower, 2 Chifley Tower, Hunter Street
- the Domain, Sir John Young Crescent
- rear of Sydney Eye Hospital, Hospital Road
- Shakespeare Place, off Hospital Road, outside Mitchell library (4 spaces).
For Darlinghurst courthouse
Bus routes to Bondi Junction or the Eastern suburbs from the city provide convenient access to the Darlinghurst Courthouse. Museum train station provides the closest rail access to the courthouse.
The nearest parking area is St Vincent's Hospital.