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Sunderland Magistrates' Court and Family Court Hearing Centre
Gillbridge Avenue
Tyne & Wear
Crown Court location code:
742740 Sunderland 17

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Opening hours


Phone numbers

Fine queries:
Citizens Advice Witness Service:
(Opening Hours: - 8:00am - 4.00pm)

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.

  • Assistance dogs icon. Guide dogs are welcome at this court.
  • Disabled access icon Disabled access and toilet facilities.
  • Interview room icon. This court has private interview room facilities.
  • Loop Hearing icon All court rooms are fitted with infra red hearing loop systems as are the counters and private interview rooms.
  • Parking icon There is public pay and display parking available at a number of sites close to the court.
  • Refreshments icon There is a cafeteria on the first floor open from 10am until 12pm daily (also Wednesday afternoon).
  • Video facilities icon Video Conference and Prison Video Link facilities

Cases heard at this venue

  • Children
  • Crime
  • Domestic violence
Last updated: 30 June 2017