Newcastle Civil & Family Courts and Tribunals Centre

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Newcastle Civil & Family Courts and Tribunals Centre
Barras Bridge
Newcastle upon Tyne

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Bradford Tribunal Hearing Centre
Phoenix House
Rushton Avenue

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Opening times

Court open

9am to 5pm Monday to Friday

Counter service by appointment only

County Court: 10am to 2pm

Counter service by appointment only

High Court BPC 10am-2pm, extended to 4pm in an emergency, or in time critical applications


Social security and child support
Family public law (children in care)

(Paper process including C100 applications and financial remedy)

Family public law (children in care)

(Digital process for case numbers starting with C5)


(Bailiffs Queries)


(Court of Protection)

Business and property courts

(Enquiries and bail applications)


(C100 Applications)


(Civil Listings)


Family public law (children in care)
0191 205 8750

(Paper process)

Family public law (children in care)
0330 808 4424

(Digital process for case numbers starting with C5)

Social security and child support
0300 123 1142
0300 123 1711

(IAC enquiries)

0870 761 7692

(IAC enquiries and bail applications)

County court
0191 2058750
Business and property courts
0191 2058750

(Includes District Registry)

Building facilities

If you have a disability and need help coming to a hearing, please contact 0300 123 1711.

No parking

There are no parking facilities available at the building. However, paid off site parking is available adjacent to the building at Sandyford Square Car Park - NE1 8PP Public transport is available to the building - a bus station is just outside, andit is within walking distance of Haymarket Metro station.

Disabled access

The public entrance is accessiblevia a disabled accessramp. All other public floors are accessible by lifts.

Assistance dogs

Assistance dogs are welcome.

Hearing Loop

Loop Neck hearing enhancement facilities areavailable in all Hearing Rooms.

Hearing Loop

This building has hearing enchancement facilities that work by setting hearing aids to the 'T' setting. These are in all Hearing Rooms.

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 the building to access all public floors. The doors are 90cm wide and have a weight limit of 630kg.

Public toilets

There are public toilets on all floors.

Disabled toilet

Disabled toilets are available on each floor.


Water dispensers are available to the public on all floors.

Interview room

Thirty interview rooms spread out across all floors. They cannot be booked in advance and are available on a first come first serve basis.

Children's waiting room

A separate waiting room is available for those who have had to bring children with them. Children must be supervised at all times.

Video facilities

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

Wireless network connection

Gov Wi-Fi is available throughout the building.Personal passwords are provided when one signsup to it.

Witness service

Support Through Court is available on site to provide assistance.

Translators or Interpreters

Get an interpreter at a court or tribunal.

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Court codes for legal professionals:

County Court location code: 278

DX: 336901 Newcastle upon Tyne 55

Professional users’ court and tribunal access scheme

This location participates in this scheme

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