Coroner's service contact details

Get in touch, or attend an inquest at Seax House in Chelmsford

Opening hours

Our offices at Seax House are not open to the public. Call us if you need to make an appointment. Our phone lines are open Monday to Friday 8.30am to 4pm – except bank holidays.

The Coroner Court sessions are held between the hours of 9am and 5pm. If you are attending, you will be advised of the time in advance.

To report a death out of hours, call Essex Police on 101.

Where to find us

Ground floor

Seax House

Essex County Council

Victoria Road South



How to get here

By public transport

For information on bus and train services to Chelmsford, please visit the Traveline website.

The Park and Ride services provide a convenient way to reach County Hall, with a bus stop outside. For a timetable and routes, please visit the Chelmer Valley Park and Ride or the Sandon Park and Ride webpages.

By car

Please note, there is no parking on site.

The nearest short stay car park is High Chelmer. For more information on public car parks in Chelmsford town centre, please visit the Chelmsford City Council parking webpage.


AccessAble, formerly Disabled Go, have assessed Seax House for accessibility. Find out more on the AccessAble website.

Complaints, compliments and comments

We always want to improve the service we provide to bereaved people and other organisations we work with. If you have any feedback such as a comment, compliment or a complaint, please contact us via our Complaints and Compliments online form.

Contact us

Postal address:

Essex Coroner's Service

Essex County Council

County Hall



Tel: 0333 0135 000. Please note we receive a high number of calls. We apologise for any delays.

Fax: 0333 0133 926