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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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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.

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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.

  • Security arch icon

    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.


  • Baby changing facility icon.

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


  • Video facilities icon

    This court has Prison Video Link facilities which is also available for conferences and legal visits.
    To book a booth email subject heading – Video Link Booking or telephone 01803 617898.


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    No public access to WiFi available.


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    The Witness Service can be contacted on 03003 321364.