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

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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


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.

  • Refreshments icon

    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