Birkenhead County Court

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76 Hamilton Street
CH41 5EN

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Opening times

Court open

Monday to Friday 9am to 4pm

Telephone enquiries answered

Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm

Counter open

By prior appointment only for urgent Civil and Family Applications


0151 666 5800
Family court
0300 303 0642
Social security and child support
0300 123 1142

Building facilities

If you have a disability and need help coming to a hearing, please contact 0151 666 5800.

No parking

There are no parking facilities at this building, however paid off site parking is available at the rear of the building on Hinson Street.

Disabled access

A lift and accessible toilets are available.

Hidden Disabilities Sunflower network

Lanyards available on request.

Assistance dogs

Assistance dogs are welcome.

Hearing Loop

The building has a portable hearing enhancement system available by prior arrangement.  Please contact the court by telephone or email to let us know of your requirements.

Security arch

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. 


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

Public toilets

Public toilets are available of the fourth floor.

Disabled toilet

Accessible toilets are available and are located on the fourth floor.  Lifts are available to this floor.


Refreshments are available via a vending machine and water cooler.

Interview room

This court has interview room facilities.

Waiting Room

Separate waiting areas are available. Please contact the court for any special arrangements.

Baby changing facility

Baby changing facilities can be found on the fourth floor.

Prayer / Quiet room

A multi-faith prayer room is available.

Video facilities

For civil queries please contact and for family queries please contact

Wireless network connection

Wi-Fi is available in all areas of the court building.  Please read notices on display.

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Court codes for legal professionals

County Court location code: 126

DX: 725000 Birkenhead 10

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