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Kings Court
Earl Grey Way
Royal Quays
North Shields
NE29 6AR
County Court location code:
65137 North Shields 2

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Important information

The court is closed this week due to electrical faults; any urgent enquiries should be done via email. We apologise for the inconvenience.

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


(IAC enquiries and bail applications)

Phone numbers

(including appointments)
(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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    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.


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    Assistance dogs are welcome.

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    The building has a portable hearing enhancement system available by prior arrangement. Please contact the court by telephone or email to let us know of your requirements.

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    Eight interview rooms are available at this court.

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    Video Conference facilities excluding prison to court video links