Gateshead County Court and Family Court

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Gateshead Law Courts
Warwick Street

Opening times

Counter service by appointment only: Counter Service by strict appointment only to assist with social distancing. Please contact us using the enquiries number below


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Social security and child support



0191 477 5821

(From 9am -5pm)

Social security and child support

Building facilities

If you have a disability and need help coming to a hearing, please contact 0191 477 5821.

No parking

There are no public parking facilities at this site. Disabled parking is available upon request however. Please see below for alternatives: PublicTransport - Gateshead bus Interchange is a large enclosed bus station within Gateshead town centre with bus links to various areas outside of Gateshead. The local metro station, Gateshead Metro, is also located here. Both which are a 7 minute walk to the court. Local parking which includes disabled parking - Regent Court Car ParkCharles StOpen 24 hours · 0191 433 3636 Civic Centre Car ParkArthur StOpen 24 hours · 0191 433 3636 Sunderland Road (Tynegate) Car ParkSunderland Rd0191 433 3636

Disabled access

Disabled access facilities.

Assistance dogs

Assistance dogs are welcome.

Disabled toilet

Accessible toilets

Interview room

Privateinterview rooms are available at this court.

Video facilities

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

Translators or Interpreters

Get an interpreter at a court or tribunal.

Gateshead County Court and Family Court

Make a complaint:

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Court codes for legal professionals:

County Court location code: 202

DX: 742120 Gateshead 6

Professional users’ court and tribunal access scheme

This location participates in this scheme

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