Peterlee Magistrates' Court

Visit us:

St Aidans Way

Write to us:

Central Avenue
Newton Aycliffe
Co. Durham
Newton Aycliffe

Opening times

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



Fine queries

Citizens Advice Witness Service

Witness care unit

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 01325 318 114.


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

Assistance dogs

Assistance dogs are welcome.

Loop Hearing

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

Get an interpreter at a court or tribunal.

Peterlee 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: 1585

DX: 63808 Newton Aycliffe

Professional users’ court and tribunal access scheme

This location participates in this scheme

Register for the scheme