North Staffordshire Justice Centre

Visit us:

The Court House
Ryecroft
Newcastle-under-Lyme
ST5 2AA

Write to us:

Stafford Combined Court Centre
Victoria Square
Stafford
ST16 2QQ

Additional information

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Opening times

Court open

Monday to Friday 9am until business finishes.

Email

Enquiries
contactcrime@justice.gov.uk

(Crime customer service centre - if your reference number is just numbers)

Enquiries
stenquiries@justice.gov.uk

(If your reference number is just numbers)

Social security and child support
ascbirmingham@justice.gov.uk

Telephone

Magistrates court
0330 808 4407

(Crime customer service centre - if your reference number contains letters and numbers)

Enquiries
01785 223144

(If your reference number is just numbers)

Social security and child support
0300 123 1142

Building facilities

If you have a disability and need help coming to a hearing, please contact 01785 223144.

Parking

The car park at NSJC is private parking.  There is one disabled parking space on site which is available upon request from Stoke County Court 01782 854093.  The nearest public car park is immediately adjacent to the Court house.  

Disabled access

This court has full disabled access and toilet facilities. Please note: If you are visiting the court in a medium to large size disability scooter, you will need to request a Reasonable Adjustment either before the day of your hearing or speak to a Court Clerk on the day and request that your case is heard on the ground floor.

Hidden Disabilities Sunflower network

Lanyards available on request.

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.

Refreshments

Refreshments are available via Vending machine.

Interview room

4 interview rooms are available on the ground floor

Video facilities

This court has 3 video link courts and a Youth Court video link facility. Court to prison video links are available on the first floor by appointment.

Translators or Interpreters

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North Staffordshire Justice Centre

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Court codes for legal professionals

Magistrates' Court location code: 2805

Professional users’ court and tribunal access scheme

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HMCTS Common Platform

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