Court/tribunal no. 343


Visit or write to us:

44 John Street
Tyne & Wear
DX 65149 Sunderland 2

Map and directions

Opening hours

Court building open: Monday to Friday 9am to 4pm

Court counter open: By prior appointment only



Filing and records:


Family queries:


Small claims mediation:


Enquiries: 0191 568 0750

Small claims mediation: 01604 795511

Money claims: 0300 123 1372

Money claims fax: 0161 743 4023

Fax: 0191 514 3028

Areas of law covered

Adoption, bankruptcy, children, divorce, domestic violence, high court, repossession

Money claims

Start a money claim online (eg a small claim), if someone owes you money.

Send court forms or paperwork to the County Court Money Claims Centre.

Possession claims

Start a possession claim online to repossess a property or evict a tenant.

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 Court has baby changing facilities.

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childrens play area in waiting room

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Guide Dogs are welcome at this Court.

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Four interview rooms are available on the first floor.

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This Court has hearing enhancement facilities.

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Video Conference facility.

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Refreshments are available.

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Disabled access and toilet facilities.

Information leaflets

Location of the building