Visit us:

The Court House
Newfoundland Way
Newton Abbot
TQ12 1LA

Write to us:

HMCTS South and WestDevon
Nicholson Road
Magistrates' Court location code:
98740 Torquay 4

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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 customer parking facilities at this venue, however paid offsite parking is available within 50m of the venue, directly adjacent to the Court.


  • Disabled access icon

    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.


  • Assistance dogs icon.

    Assistance dogs are welcome.

  • Loop Hearing icon

    The building has hearing enhancement facilities available by prior arrangement.  Please contact the Court office by telephone or email if necessary.

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


  • Lift icon

    The lift at the main entrance to the main floor can carry one person and wheelchair. The maximum load is 230kg or 36 stone.

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    Available on the ground floor in the foyer at the front of the building.

  • Disabled toilet icon

    Available on the ground floor in the foyer at the front of the building’  

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    A water machine is available in the main public waiting area’


  • Interview room icon.

    There are two private interview rooms available located opposite Court 1 and can not be booked in advance.

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    This building has a public waiting area on the ground floor and a separate witness waiting areas. Please ask for details.


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    Baby changing facilities are available in the disabled toilets on the ground floor


  • Video facilities icon

    Video conferencing facilities are available in both hearing rooms.  A separate witness suite and booth also have this facility.  Booking is made via


  • Wireless network connection icon

    No public access to WiFi available.


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    The Witness Service can be contacted on 03003 321364.