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The Court House
Aytoun Street
M1 3FS
Crown Court location code:
724860 Manchester 43

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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

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, however public car parks are available nearby on Major Street, Bloom Street and Aurburn Street.

  • Disabled access icon

    This is a listed building and therefore access may be restricted.  Please contact us to discuss this on or on 0161 954 7545.  We do have a lift at the entrance and level access to most areas and some courtrooms.  We also have a lift to the first and second floors.

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    Assistance dogs are welcome.

  • Loop Hearing icon

    The building has hearing enhancement facilities available in all courtrooms.

  • Security arch icon

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

  • Lift icon

    Lifts are available in this building to access the first and second floors.  For those requiring wheelchair access, the width of the doors is 32 inches and the weight restriction is 630kg.

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    Public toilets are available on the ground floor.

  • Disabled toilet icon

    An accessible toilet is available on the ground floor.

  • Refreshments icon

    Chilled water is available on the first floor. Refreshments are available from the cafeteria which is open from 9am to 2pm.

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    There are eleven interview/consultation rooms available in the building, located on the ground, first and second floors.  It may be possible to book some of these in advance.  Please contact us on 0161 954 7577.

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    This building has a public waiting area outside courtrooms on the ground floor, first floor and second floor.  There is a seperate waiting area for witnesses.  Please ask for details.

  • Baby changing facility icon.

    Baby changing facilities are located in the disabled toilet on the ground floor.

  • 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 and can be accessed via PCU or GOV Wi-Fi.

Cases heard at this venue

  • Crime