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Cheltenham County Bankruptcy Court Information

When you have mounting debts with no prospect of paying them off, declaring bankruptcy could be an effective way to treat the problem and provide you with a chance to have a fresh start.

Personal bankruptcy will clear all of your current unsecured debts, but in doing so it is going to stay on your Credit File for 6 years, which will impact your future borrowing during that timeframe. Another method of insolvency is an IVA, which could be suitable if you have equity to protect, or a career which is excluded from personal bankruptcy.

If personal bankruptcy certainly is the answer you're looking for, then the appropriate paperwork will eventually be submitted to your local County Court.

For those living within Cheltenham we have included the court details below. You only need to contact the court if you already have everything prepared, including your Statement of Affairs and Debtor's Petition, and you are ready to finalise the Bankruptcy Order.

To arrange a consultation you can complete this online form, and an experienced Advisor will be in touch to assess your situation and advise you accordingly.


Cheltenham Courthouse
St Georges Road
Cheltenham Gloucestershire
GL50 3PF

DX 98665 Gloucester 5

Court number 1672

General Contacts

Switchboard 01452 420100
General Fax 01452 833557

Opening Times

Court building open 9.00 am
Court building closed Till close of business.
Court Office open 8.30 am
Court Office closed 5.00 pm



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