Crewe (South Cheshire) Magistrates' Court

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The Law Courts
Civic Centre

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

Counter open: Monday to Friday 9am to 4pm (for Magistrates Court Enquiries)



Fine queries

Pay a fine

Witness service

Building facilities

If you have a disability and need help coming to a hearing, please contact 01270 655 920.

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 holdersare 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 lowerground, ground and first floor and level access to the court and hearing rooms.

Assistance dogs

Assistance dogsare welcome.

Loop Hearing

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.


Self-service vending machines selling hot/cold drinks and snacks are available in the upper ground floor waiting area. Chilled water is available in both the lower and upper ground floor waiting areas.

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 availableon the ground floor for witnesses.

Baby changing facility

A breastfeeding room can be made available upon request.

Prayer / Quiet room

A quiet room for prayer or contemplation can be made available on request.

Video facilities

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

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

Translators or Interpreters

Get an interpreter at a court or tribunal.

Crewe (South Cheshire) Magistrates' Court

This location handles:

  • Crime
  • Single justice procedure

Make a complaint:

Contact us to make a complaint

Court codes for legal professionals:

Magistrates' Court location code: 1187

DX: 702504 Crewe 2

Professional users’ court and tribunal access scheme

This location participates in this scheme

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