North Shields County Court and Family Court

Visit or contact us:


Kings Court
Earl Grey Way
Royal Quays
North Shields
NE29 6AR

Opening times

Court open: Monday to Friday 8am to 4pm

Counter open: By prior appointment only for urgent Civil and Family Applications


Breathing space notifications


(IAC enquiries and bail applications)

Social security and child support



0191 298 2339

(including appointments)



Social security and child support


0870 761 7692

(IAC enquiries and bail applications)

Building facilities

If you have a disability and need help coming to a hearing, please contact 0191 298 2339.

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.

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.

Interview room

Eightinterview rooms are available at this court.

Video facilities

Video Conference facilities excluding prison to court video links

Translators or Interpreters

Get an interpreter at a court or tribunal.

North Shields County Court and Family Court

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Court codes for legal professionals:

County Court location code: 283

DX: 65137 North Shields 2

Professional users’ court and tribunal access scheme

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