Droitwich once had its own magistrates’ court, where offenders could be jailed for up to six months.
It closed in 2003 when a number of courts in Worcestershire were merged. The Ombersley Street building was demolished and replaced by a new health centre.
Somewhat fittingly, the building’s no-nonsense design resembles a prison, especially as it’s next door to the police station
West Mercia Police new recruits use to take their Police Constable oath at Droitwich Magistrates Court.