Visit or write to us:

Newcastle Civil & Family Courts and Tribunals Centre
Barras Bridge
Newcastle upon Tyne
County Court location code:
336901 Newcastle upon Tyne 55

Important information

Telephone answering services will be reduced to between 10 am and 2 pm at Newcastle Civil & Family Courts and Tribunals Centre, due to Covid-19 issues.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

This court or tribunal is open

Our courts and tribunals are open and have social distancing measures to protect you, the judiciary and our staff. Your hearing notice will inform you whether it is taking place in person, by video or by telephone. If you are self-isolating and cannot attend in person, please contact the court or tribunal immediately so they can consider alternative arrangements. 

Due to the coronavirus, we’re taking longer to answer calls and emails. Please only contact us if necessary.

Opening hours


(Family Queries)
(Bailiffs Queries)
(Court of Protection)
(Enquiries and bail applications)
(C100 Applications)
(Civil Listings)

Phone numbers

Social security and child support:
(IAC enquiries)
(IAC enquiries and bail applications)

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 available at the building. However, paid off site parking is available adjacent to the building at Sandyford Square Car Park - NE1 8PP

    Public transport is available to the building - a bus station is just outside, and it is within walking distance of Haymarket Metro station.

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    The public entrance is accessible via a disabled access ramp. All other public floors are accessible by lifts.

  • Assistance dogs icon.

    Assistance dogs are welcome.

  • Loop Hearing icon

    Loop Neck hearing enhancement facilities are available in all Hearing Rooms.

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    This building has hearing enchancement facilities that work by setting hearing aids to the 'T' setting. These are in all Hearing Rooms.

  • 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 the building to access all public floors. The doors are 90cm wide and have a weight limit of 630kg.

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    There are public toilets on all floors.

  • Disabled toilet icon

    Disabled toilets are available on each floor.

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    Water dispensers are available to the public on all floors.

  • Interview room icon.

    Thirty interview rooms spread out across all floors. They cannot be booked in advance and are available on a first come first serve basis.

  • Children's waiting room icon.

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

  • 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

    Gov Wi-Fi is available throughout the building. Personal passwords are provided when one signs up to it. 

  • Witness service icon

    Support Through Court is available on site to provide assistance.