Newton Abbot Magistrates' Court

Visit us:

The Court House
Newfoundland Way
Newton Abbot
TQ12 1LA

Write to us:

HMCTS South and WestDevon
Nicholson Road

Additional information

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Opening times

Court open

9am to 5pm Monday to Friday;Dydd Llun i Ddydd Gwener

No counter service available

No counter service at this Court

Telephone enquiries answered

Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm


Social security and child support


01803 617 880
01633 645 112
Witness service
0300 332 1000
Witness service
01392 356 799

(Witness care unit)

Social security and child support
0300 123 1142

Building facilities

If you have a disability and need help coming to a hearing, please contact 01803 617 880.

No parking

There are no customer parking facilities at this venue, however paid offsite parking is available within 50m of the venue, directly adjacent to the Court.

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 dogs are welcome.

Hearing Loop

The building has hearing enhancement facilities available by prior arrangement. Please contact the Court office by telephone or email if necessary.

Security arch

For Safety and Security, all users and their possessions will be searched by security when they enter the building. We have a security arch. Please alert security if you have a pacemaker.


The lift at the main entrance to the main floor can carry one person and wheelchair. Themaximum load is230kg or 36 stone.

Public toilets

Available on the ground floor in the foyer at the front of the building.

Disabled toilet

Available on the ground floor in the foyer at the front of the building


A water machine is available in the main public waiting area

Interview room

There are two private interview rooms available located opposite Court 1 and can not be booked in advance.

Waiting Room

This building has a public waiting area on the ground floor and a separate witness waiting areas. Please ask for details.

Baby changing facility

Baby changing facilities are available in the disabled toilets on the ground floor

Video facilities

This court has Prison Video Link facilities which is also available for conferences and legal visits.To book a booth email subject heading – Video Link Booking or telephone 01803 617898.

Wireless network connection

No public access to WiFi available.

Witness service

The Witness Service can be contacted on 03003 321364.

Translators or Interpreters

Get an interpreter at a court or tribunal.

Newton Abbot Magistrates' Court

This location handles:

  • Crime

  • Single justice procedure

  • Benefits

Make a complaint:

Contact us to make a complaint

Court codes for legal professionals:

Magistrates' Court location code: 1302

DX: 98740 Torquay 4

Professional users’ court and tribunal access scheme

This location participates in this scheme

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