Visit or write to us:The Courthouse
- Magistrates' Court location code:
- 744750 North Shields 6
Telephone answering services will be reduced to between 10 am and 2 pm at North Tyneside Magistrates' Court, due to Covid-19 issues.
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
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.
There are no parking facilities available at the building. Public transport is available to the building - a bus stop is just outside, and it is within walking distance of North Shields Metro station.
Disabled access and disabled toilet
Assistance dogs are welcome.
The building has hearing enhancement facilities available.
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.
Lifts are available in the building to access all public floors and have a weight limit of 630kg.
There are public toilets on 1st and 2nd floors.
Water dispensers are available to the public on 1st and 2nd floors.
Interview rooms are available on the first and second floors
Baby changing facilities are available in the toilet on the second floor.
Court/hearing room video conferencing facilities and prison to court video link facilities are available (by prior arrangement)
Gov Wi-Fi is available throughout the building. Personal passwords are provided when one signs up to it.
Cases heard at this venue