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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.

  • Video facilities icon

    Video Conference and Prison Video Link facilities

Cases heard at this venue

  • Children
  • Crime
  • Domestic violence
Last updated: 14 March 2018