Hearings

All hearings will take place at the Family and Civil Justice Centre, 33 Bull Street, Birmingham B4 6DS.

A copy of the June 2016 decision of the Senior Coroner for Birmingham and Solihull to resume the Inquests into the Birmingham pub bombings can be found here.

Pre-inquest review hearings were held before HH Sir Peter Thornton QC on; 28 November 2016, 23 February 2017, 31 May 2017, 29 June 2017 and 27 July 2017. Transcripts of each of these pre-inquest review hearings can be found here

The next pre-inquest review hearing is due to take place on 22 February 2018 and will be held at the Family and Civil Justice Centre in Birmingham. The hearing will begin at 10.30am.

A date for the start of the Inquests’ oral hearings has not yet been fixed. Once the Inquests’ oral hearings begin, the Coroner has ruled that he will sit with a jury. In due course, further details of when the Inquests will sit each week and the witnesses to be called will be made available on the website.