Visit or write to us:

1 Bridge Street West
Manchester
M60 9DJ
County Court location code:
262
DX:
724783 Manchester 44

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

This court or tribunal is open.

You should only go to this court or tribunal if you have received confirmation that your hearing is going ahead in person.

If you have a hearing coming up, we will contact you by post, email or phone before your hearing to tell you if it will take place and what you need to do.

You may be offered a remote hearing by phone or video.

Due to the coronavirus, we’re taking longer to answer calls and emails. Please only contact us if necessary. For example, you have a hearing confirmed and need to change the date because you’re self-isolating.

Find out how we’re managing hearings during the outbreak

Opening hours

Email

(Civil Enquiries)
(Attachment of earnings (civil))
(Bailiffs)
(Family Applications)
(Family Enquiries)
(Family Orders)
(Family Divorce)
(Family Transcripts)
(Court of Protection)
(Family Listings)

Phone numbers

Enquiries:
(Switchboard)
Enquiries:
(Customer Service)
Business and Property Courts:
Enquiries:
(Administrative Court)
Queen's Bench:
Listing:
(Civil)
Issue:
Enquiries:
(Bailiffs)
Adoption:
Applications:
(New Children & Family Applications)
Divorce:
(NW Regional Divorce Centre 0300 303 0642 for the issuing of petitions)
Enquiries:
(Family)
Enquiries:
(Family Orders Queries)
Listing:
(Family)

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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    There are no parking facilities at this building. 

    There is an NCP car park available on Bridge Street or for alternative car parking in the city centre please see the following link: www.manchester.gov.uk/homepage/915/car_parking_in_the_city_centre

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    This building has a ramp to the building entrance, a lift between the ground floor and the first floor, and level access in to court rooms and hearing rooms. 

    Parking spaces are available for blue badge holders.  Please contact the court for more information and to obtain a space.

     

  • Assistance dogs icon.

    Assistance dogs are welcome.

  • Loop Hearing icon

    This court has loop hearing facilities and a portable hearing enhancement system available by prior arrangement.

  • Security arch icon

    For safety and security, all users and their possessions will be searched by security when they enter this building. We have a security arch. Please alert the security officer if you have a pacemaker.

  • Lift icon

    Lifts are available in this building to access all floors.

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    Public toilets are available on all floors.

  • Disabled toilet icon

    Accessible toilets are available and are located on all floors. Lifts are available to these floors.

  • Refreshments icon

    The cafeteria is open Monday to Friday (except Public and Bank Holidays) 8:30am until 2pm. Chilled water is available.

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    Interview/consultation rooms are available at this court.

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    This building has a public waiting area on the ground floor and a separate witness waiting area. Please ask for details. This building has a public waiting area outside each court or hearing room.

  • Children's waiting room icon.

    A separate waiting room is available for people who have had to bring children with them. Children must be supervised at all times. 

  • Baby changing facility icon.

    Baby changing facilities are available and located on the ground floor.

  • Prayer / Quiet room icon.

    A quiet room for prayer or contemplation is 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).

  • Wireless network connection icon

    Wi-Fi is available in all areas of the building. Please see the notices and follow the link.