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Wigan and Leigh Courthouse
Darlington Street
County Court location code:
724820 Wigan 9

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

This court or tribunal is open.

You should only go to this court or tribunal if you have received confirmation that your hearing is going ahead in person.

If you have a hearing coming up, we will contact you by post, email or phone before your hearing to tell you if it will take place and what you need to do.

You may be offered a remote hearing by phone or video.

Due to the coronavirus, we’re taking longer to answer calls and emails. Please only contact us if necessary. For example, you have a hearing confirmed and need to change the date because you’re self-isolating.

Find out how we’re managing hearings during the outbreak

Opening hours


(Civil, Listing, Filing and Records)
(Family, Private Law and Divorce)
(Bailiff Enquiries)

Phone numbers

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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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    There are no parking facilities at this building.  However, there are two parking spaces available for blue badge holders directly outside the building; please contact the court in advance for allocation. There are various public pay and display car parks in the vicinity of the court.

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    This court has disabled access and toilet facilities. Parking can be arranged by contacting the court in advance.

  • Assistance dogs icon.

    Assistance dogs are welcome.

  • Loop Hearing icon

    This court has hearing enhancement faciities.

  • Security arch icon

    For safety and security, all users and their possessions will be searched by security when they enter this building.  We have a security arch. Please alert the security officer if you have a pacemaker.

  • Lift icon

    Lifts are available in this building to access the first and second floors.

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    Public toilets are available on the first and second floor.

  • Disabled toilet icon

    Accessible toilet is available on the ground floor.

  • Refreshments icon

    There are two vending machines located on the first floor offering a range of hot and cold drinks, crisps and confectionary. There is also a water dispenser providing fresh drinking water which is available on the first floor.

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    Six interview rooms are available at this court.

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    This building has a public waiting area outside each court hearing room.

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    Baby changing facilities are available.

  • Video facilities icon

    Court/hearing room video conferencing facilities and prison to court video link facilities are available (by prior arrangement).

  • Wireless network connection icon

    Wi-Fi is available in all areas of the building. Text 'GO' to 07537 417 417 to get connected.