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House Clearance Help & Advice: UK Probate Offices
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When someone dies, a close relative or friend has to deal with their estate by distributing what is left to the people who are entitled and paying any outstanding debts. Probate is the term for the legal authority, given to at least one and up to four individuals to take charge of the estate.

In the UK, Probate comes in the form of a “grant of representation”, a legal document issued by the Probate Registry giving proof of your authority to control the estate of the deceased.

If you are the executor of the will or, if there was no valid will, the next of kin, then you may need to obtain a grant of representation in order to represent the estate of the deceased and sell assets, distribute finances and pay outstanding debts.

This will involve applying to the Personal Application section of Probate Office nearest you. Using the other articles on this website you can discover whether or not you are elligible for probate, how to apply and other hints and tips.

However, if you already know all of this and are just looking for the correct Probate Office to apply to, all Probate Offices in the UK are listed below, geographically, to help you to find the nearest to you.

To request the correct forms, a phone call to one of the offices below, between 9am and 5pm on weekdays should suffice.

Open to the public 9.30am.-4.00pm.

Mondays to Fridays

Bangor
Bangor Probate Sub-Registry
Council Offices
Ffordd Gwynedd
Bangor
Gwynedd
LL57 1DT
Tel: 01248 362410

Birmingham
Birmingham District Probate Registry
The Priory Courts
33, Bull Street
Birmingham
B4 6DU
Tel: 0121 681 3400/3414

Bodmin
Bodmin Probate Sub-Registry
Market Street
Bodmin
Cornwall
PL31 2JW
Tel: 01208 72279

Brighton
Brighton District Probate Registry
William Street
Brighton
BN2 2LG
Tel: 01273 573510

Bristol
Bristol District Probate Registry
Ground Floor
The Crescent Centre
Temple Back
Bristol, BS1 6EP
Tel: 0117 9273915 / 9264619

Cardiff
Probate Registry of Wales
PO Box 474
2, Park Street
Cardiff
CF10 1TB
Tel: 029 2037 6479

Carlisle
Carlisle Probate Sub-Registry
Courts of Justice
Earl Street
Carlisle
CA1 1DJ
Tel: 01228 521751

Carmarthen
Carmarthen Probate Sub-Registry
14, King Street
Carmarthen
SA31 1BL
Tel: 01267 242560

Chester
Chester Probate Sub-Registry
5th Floor
Hamilton House
Hamilton Place
Chester, CH1 2DA
Tel: 01244 345082

Exeter
Exeter Probate Sub-Registry
2nd Floor
Exeter Crown & County Courts
Southernhay Gardens
Exeter
Devon EX1 1UH
Tel: 01392 415370

Gloucester
Gloucester Probate Sub-Registry
2nd Floor
Combined Court Building
Kimbrose Way
Gloucester
GL1 2DG
Tel: 01452 834966

Ipswich
Ipswich District Probate Registry
Ground Floor
8 Arcade Street
Ipswich, Suffolk
IP1 1EJ
Tel: 01473 284260

Lancaster
Lancaster Probate Sub-Registry
Mitre House
Church Street
Lancaster
LA1 1HE
Tel: 01524 36625

Leeds
Leeds District Probate Registry
3rd Floor
Coronet House
Queen Street
Leeds, LS1 2BA
Tel: 0113 386 3540

Leicester
Leicester Probate Sub-Registry
Crown Court Building
90 Wellington Street
Leicester
LE1 6HG
Tel: 0116 285 3380

Lincoln
Lincoln Probate Sub-Registry
360 High Street
Lincoln
LN5 7PS
Tel: 01522 523648

Liverpool
Liverpool District Probate Registry
Queen Elizabeth II Law Courts
Derby Square
Liverpool
L2 1XA
Tel: 0151 236 8264

London
Principal Registry of the Family Division Probate Department
First Avenue House
42-49, High Holborn
London WC1V 6NP
Tel: 020 7947 6939

Maidstone
Maidstone Probate Sub-Registry
The Law Courts
Barker Road
Maidstone
ME16 8EQ
Tel: 01622 202048

Manchester
Manchester District Probate Registry
9th Floor
Astley House
23, Quay Street
Manchester
M3 4AT
Tel: 0161 837 6070

Middlesbrough
Middlesbrough Probate Sub – Registry
Combined Court Centre
Russell Street
Middlesbrough, Cleveland
TS1 2AE
Tel: 01642 340001

Newcastle-Upon-Tyne
Newcastle District Probate Registry
2nd Floor
Plummer House
Croft Street
Newcastle upon Tyne
NE1 6NP
Tel: 0191 261 8383

Norwich
Norwich Probate Sub-Registry
Combined Court Building
Bishopgate
Norwich
NR3 1UR
Tel: 01603 728267

Nottingham
Nottingham Probate Sub-Registry
Butt Dyke House
33 Park Row
Nottingham
NG1 6GR
Tel: 0115 941 4288

Oxford
Oxford District Probate Registry
Oxford Combined Court Building
St. Aldates
Oxford
OX1 1LY
Tel: 01865 793 055

Peterborough
Peterborough Probate Sub-Registry
1st Floor
Crown Building
Rivergate
Peterborough, PE1 1EJ
Tel: 01733 562802

Sheffield Sheffield Probate Sub-Registry
P.O. Box 832
The Law Courts
50, West Bar
Sheffield
S3 8YR
Tel: 0114 281 2596

Stoke-on-Trent Stoke on Trent Probate Sub-Registry
Combined Court Centre
Bethesda Street
Hanley
ST1 3BP
Tel: 01782 854065

Winchester Winchester District Probate Registry
4th Floor
Cromwell House
Andover Road
Winchester
Hampshire
SO23 7EW
Tel: 01962 897029

York York Probate Sub-Registry
First Floor, Castle Chambers, Clifford Street
York
YO1 9RG
Tel: 01904 666777