Manchester Magistrates' Court

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Crown Square
M60 1PR

• The court is open for custody cases on Saturday’s. If you have a query regarding a case listed on a Saturday please email As part of recovering cases affected by Covid there will be occasional Saturday courts listed

Additional information

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Opening times

Counter open

Monday to Friday 9am to 4pm


0161 830 4200
Witness service
0300 332 1268

Building facilities

If you have a disability and need help coming to a hearing, please contact 0161 830 4200.

Disabled access

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

Assistance dogs

Assistance dogsare 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.


Lifts are available to access all floors

Disabled toilet

Accessable toilet


Refreshments are available through vending machines (no food or drink may be taken into the hearing rooms). Fresh drinking water is also available

Interview room

This court has interview room facilities.

Baby changing facility

Baby changing facilities are available.

Prayer / Quiet room

Multi faith/quiet room available

Video facilities

Court/hearing room video conferencing facilities and prison to court video link facilities are available (by prior arrangement). For queries please contact Sally Houghton 07732647745 or Christopher Wray 07811823513 Alternatively you can contact the Listings Team on 0161 830 4382.

Wireless network connection

This court has wireless Internet access available within the building.

Translators or Interpreters

Get an interpreter at a court or tribunal.

Manchester 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: 1720

DX: 745170 Manchester 75

Professional users’ court and tribunal access scheme

This location participates in this scheme

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