Visit or write to us:

Chester Street
CH41 5HW
Magistrates' Court location code:
17888 Birkenhead

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Additional Information

From Monday 30 March we are changing the way we are working to further minimise risk to all of our staff and users.  

This building will remain open for face to face hearings.

Changes to the way we work from Monday 30 March 2020

If you have a case scheduled at this site, please attend unless you are showing symptoms of coronavirus (COVID-19) and are self-isolating at home, or are self-isolating as you live or have been in contact with someone who has symptoms of coronavirus. See the NHS advice on Self-isolation if you or someone you live with has symptoms.


Opening hours


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 available at this building.

  • Disabled access icon

    Limited access for wheelchair users – please contact site for further guidance.

  • Assistance dogs icon.

    Assistance dogs are welcome.

  • Loop Hearing icon

    Hearing loop available in all hearing rooms and the general enquiry counter.

  • Lift icon

    Lift available upon request for access to the first floor hearing rooms.

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    Public toilets are available on the ground and first floor public areas upon request.

  • Disabled toilet icon

    Accessible toilet available on the first floor.

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    Vending machines available with a cost – cold water freely available on the court landing area.

  • Interview room icon.

    Interview booths available on the first floor.

  • Baby changing facility icon.

    Baby changing facilities available on the first floor public landing area.

  • Prayer / Quiet room icon.

    Prayer room available upon request.

  • Video facilities icon

    Video conference and prison to court video link facilities available.

Cases heard at this venue

  • Crime