Peterborough Magistrates' Court

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The Court House
Bridge Street

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Opening times

Court open

Monday to Friday 9am until 5pm


Magistrates court
Social security and child support


Magistrates court
01223 376 000

(from 9am to 5pm Monday – Thursday and 4.30pm on Fridays)

01502 501 060

(NCES Office - from 9am to 4pm)

Witness service
0300 332 1000
Social security and child support
0300 123 1142
0300 790 9901

(National Payment Line - 24 hr line)

Building facilities

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

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.

Interview room

Six interview rooms are available at this court.

Video facilities

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

Translators or Interpreters

Get an interpreter at a court or tribunal.

Peterborough Magistrates' Court

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Court codes for legal professionals

Magistrates' Court location code: 1949

Professional users’ court and tribunal access scheme

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HMCTS Common Platform

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