Visit or write to us:

Warwick Street
Magistrates' Court location code:
742120 Gateshead 6

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Important information

Telephone answering services will be reduced to between 10 am and 2 pm at Gateshead Magistrates' and Family Court, due to Covid-19 issues.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

This court or tribunal is suspended

HM Courts and Tribunal Service has temporarily closed this court or tribunal

We’ll contact you to let you know if your hearing will:

- take place remotely by phone or video

- be postponed to a future date

- take place at a different court

Find out how we’re managing hearings during the outbreak. 

Opening hours


(Magistrates' Listings Only)

Phone numbers

Fine queries:
Citizens Advice Witness Service:
(Magistrates' Listings Only - Opening Hours: - 8:00am - 4.00pm)

Building facilities

If you have a disability and need help coming to a hearing, please contact the court or tribunal to make sure the facilities meet your specific needs or to discuss a reasonable adjustment you need.

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    Disabled access facilities.

  • Assistance dogs icon.

    Assistance dogs are welcome at this Court.

  • Disabled toilet icon

    Accessible toilets

  • Interview room icon.

    Private interview rooms are available at this Court.

  • Video facilities icon

    Court/hearing room video conferencing facilities and prison to court video link facilities are available (by prior arrangement)

Cases heard at this venue

  • Children
  • Crime
  • Domestic violence