Crewe (South Cheshire) Magistrates' Court

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Opening times

Court open

Monday to Friday 9am to 4pm

Telephone enquiries answered

Monday to Friday 8.30am to 5pm

Counter open

By prior appointment only for urgent Civil and Family Applications. Open Monday to Friday 9am to 4pm for Magistrates Court Enquiries



(If your reference number contains letters & numbers)


(If your reference number is a 10-digit number)


(Single Justice Service)


(Cheshire & Merseyside Central Payment & Enforcement Centre)


0330 808 4407

(Crime Courts & Tribunals Service Centre)

0300 303 0656

(Single Justice Service (SJS) enquiries only)

0300 790 9901

(Automated Payment Line)

01928 703 324

(Outstanding Fine or Payment Enquiries)

Citizens advice
0300 332 1000

Building facilities

If you have a disability and need help coming to a hearing, please contact 0330 808 4407.

No parking

There are no parking facilities at this building, however short stay paid off-site parking is available within 500 metres of the building.  Spaces for blue badge holders are available on this car park and a limited number of paid spaces are located on Prince Albert Street and Lyon Street.  Paid long stay parking is available on Oak Street Car Park, which is an approximate 7-minute walk from the court building.

Disabled access

This building has a ramp to the entrance, a lift between the lower ground, ground and first floor and level access to the court and hearing rooms.  

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


Lifts are available in this building to access all floors.

Public toilets

Public toilets are available on the lower ground floor.

Disabled toilet

Accessible toilets are available on the lower ground floor.  A lift is available.


Drinking water is available on the first and second floor, please bring your own re-usable bottle.

Interview room

Four interview rooms are available at this court. These rooms cannot be booked in advance but if you would like the use of one please see the Usher on the day of the hearing.

Waiting Room

Public waiting areas are available on the lower ground and ground floors.  A separate waiting area is available on the ground floor for witnesses. 

Baby changing facility

A breastfeeding room can be made available upon request.

Prayer / Quiet room

A prayer mat is available, please report to security who will find a suitable room.

Video facilities

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

Wireless network connection

Wi-Fi is available in all areas of the building.  Access via PCU or GovWifi.

Witness service

Support for witnesses is available from the Citizens Advice witness service:  

Filming and venue hire

Please contact us for requests to hire this building for events/filming on 0161 240 5082 / 020 3334 3728 or email

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Crewe (South Cheshire) Magistrates' Court

This location handles

  • Crime

  • Single justice procedure

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Court codes for legal professionals

Magistrates' Court location code: 1187

DX: 702504 Crewe 2

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