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Gillbridge Avenue
County Court location code:
Magistrates' Court location code:
742740 Sunderland 17

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Important information

Telephone answering services will be reduced to between 10 am and 2 pm at Sunderland County, Family, Magistrates and Tribunal Court, due to Covid-19 issues.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

This court or tribunal is suspended

HM Courts and Tribunal Service has temporarily closed this court or tribunal

We’ll contact you to let you know if your hearing will:

- take place remotely by phone or video

- be postponed to a future date

- take place at a different court

Find out how we’re managing hearings during the outbreak. 

Opening hours


(Magistrates' Listings)
(Civil queries)
(Family queries)

Phone numbers

Fine queries:
Citizens Advice Witness Service:
(Magistrates' Listing - 8am to 4pm)

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.

  • Parking icon

    There is public pay and display parking available at a number of sites close 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.

    Guide dogs are welcome at this court.

  • Loop Hearing icon

    All court rooms are fitted with infra red hearing loop systems as are the counters and private interview rooms.

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    This court has private interview room facilities.

  • Video facilities icon

    Video Conference and Prison Video Link facilities