Visit or write to us:Henry Square
- Magistrates' Court location code:
- 702625 Ashton-under-Lyne 2
Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update
This court or tribunal is open
Our courts and tribunals are open and have social distancing measures to protect you, the judiciary and our staff. Your hearing notice will inform you whether it is taking place in person, by video or by telephone. If you are self-isolating and cannot attend in person, please contact the court or tribunal immediately so they can consider alternative arrangements.
Due to the coronavirus, we’re taking longer to answer calls and emails. Please only contact us if necessary.
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.
There are no parking facilities at this building, however pay and display parking is available directly in front of the court building (accessed via Stamford Street West). Limited street parking is also available in the vicinity of the court (around Hodgson Street).
All public areas of the courthouse are suitable for wheelchair access. There is a low counter available at the enquiry desk.
Assistance dogs are welcome in this building.
Fixed infrared hearing enhancement systems are fitted in each courtroom. A portable hearing loop system is also available for use in all areas of the building by prior arrangement. Please contact the court by telephone or email to let us know your requirements.
For safety and security, all users and their possessions will be searched by security when they enter the building. We have a security arch. Please alert the security officer if you have a pacemaker.
A lift is available to access the first floor. The width of the lift door is 78cm and the weight restriction is 630kg.
Public toilets are located on the first floor in the foyers off the main entrance and cafeteria area. There are also toilet facilities available on the ground floor.
Accessible toilets are located on the first floor and can be accessed via the double doors off the main entrance foyer and cafeteria area. Accessible facilities are also available on the ground floor, off the concourse for courts 9 & 10.
The cafeteria serving hot food, drinks and snacks is open from 9am to 2pm Monday to Friday. There is a vending machine offering cold drinks and snacks (located in the cafeteria seating area). A fresh drinking water dispenser is located on the main court concourse outside court 1.
There are four interview/consultation rooms available on the ground floor and five rooms available on the first floor. Please ask a Court Usher to direct you to an available room.
The main public waiting area is located on the first floor outside courts 1 & 2. There is a separate waiting area outside courts 3 & 4 and a further waiting area for courts 9 & 10, which has a separate entrance at the side of the court building.
There is a separate witness suite waiting area with toilet and kitchen facilities, located on the first floor.
Baby changing facilities are available on the first floor. A suitable room for breastfeeding will be provided upon request.
Court/hearing room video conferencing facilities and prison to court video link facilities are available in three courtrooms. There are three video link booths available for third party use by prior arrangement. Please contact the court by telephone or email.
Wi-Fi is available in all areas of this building. Text 'GO' to 07537 417 417 to get connected.
Cases heard at this venue