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Sunderland County Court and Family Court Hearing Centre
44 John Street
Crown Court location code:
County Court location code:
65149 Sunderland 2

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Important information

Sunderland County Court is moving from its current location into what is, at present, Sunderland Magistrates’ and Family Court on Monday, 3rd September 2018.

Opening hours

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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    Assistance dogs are welcome.

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    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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    Four interview rooms are available on the first floor.

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    Baby changing facilities are available in the ladies toilets on the ground floor.  Men needing these facilities should ask security to arrange access

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    Video Conference and Prison Video Link facilities

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    childrens play area in waiting room