Peterlee Magistrates' Court

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St Aidans Way

Write to us:

Central Avenue
Newton Aycliffe
Co. Durham
Newton Aycliffe

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Opening times

Court open

This is a satellite court and is only open when sitting.



(Crime customer service centre)




0330 808 4407

(Crime customer service centre)

01325 318 114


0191 298 2280
Citizens advice
0300 332 1000
Witness service
0191 375 2936

(Monday to Friday 9 am until 5 pm)

Building facilities

If you have a disability and need help coming to a hearing, please contact 0330 808 4407.


There are a limited number of parking bays at the court. Alternative parking can be found in the town centre, which is a short walk away.

Disabled access

Disabled access and disabled toilet

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.

Interview room

Six interview rooms are available at this court.

Baby changing facility

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

Video facilities

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

Translators or Interpreters

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Peterlee Magistrates' Court

This location handles

  • Crime

  • Single justice procedure

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Court codes for legal professionals

Magistrates' Court location code: 1585

DX: 63808 Newton Aycliffe

Professional users’ court and tribunal access scheme

This location participates in this scheme

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HMCTS Common Platform

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