North Tyneside Magistrates' Court

Visit or contact us:


The Courthouse
Tynemouth Road
North Shields
NE30 1AG

Warning Crown Court telephone queries are now dealt with between 9am and 5pm.

Opening times

Court open

9.00 am to 5:00pm

Counter open

9:00am to 4:00pm


Pre and post court

(Pre court)

Pre and post court

(Post court)


0191 296 0099
0191 298 2280
Citizens advice
0300 332 1000
0191 4407203

(Opening Hours: - 8:00am - 4.00pm)

Building facilities

If you have a disability and need help coming to a hearing, please contact 0191 296 0099.

No parking

There are no parking facilities available at the building. Public transport is available to the building - a bus stop is just outside, andit is within walking distance of North Shields Metro station.

Disabled access

Disabled access and disabled toilet

Assistance dogs

Assistance dogs are welcome.

Loop Hearing

The building has hearing enhancement facilities available.

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 and have a weight limit of 630kg.

Public toilets

There are public toilets on 1st and 2nd floors.


Water dispensers are available to the public on 1st and 2nd floors.

Interview room

Interview rooms are available on the first and second floors

Baby changing facility

Baby changing facilities are available in the toilet on the second floor.

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.

Translators or Interpreters

Get an interpreter at a court or tribunal.

North Tyneside 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: 2852

DX: 744750 North Shields 6

Professional users’ court and tribunal access scheme

This location participates in this scheme

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