Stockport Magistrates' Court

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The Courthouse
Edward Street

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Opening times

Court open

Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm

Counter open

Monday to Friday 9am to 4pm (Magistrates Court enquiries only)

Telephone enquiries answered

Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm



(Crime Customer Service Centre)

Social security and child support


0330 808 4407

(Crime Customer Service Centre)

0161 477 2020 (Option 1)

(County and Family Court)

0161 477 2020 (Option 2)

(Accounts Unit at Manchester)

0161 477 2020 (Option 3)

(Magistrates Court)

Social security and child support
0300 123 1142

Building facilities

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

No parking

There are no parking facilities at this building, however street parking is available on Piccadilly and Edward Street.

Disabled access

Access to this building is available through the public entrance, toilets are available and we have low counters.

Hidden Disabilities Sunflower network

Lanyards available on request.

Assistance dogs

Assistance dogs are welcome in this building.

Hearing Loop

This building has a portable hearing enhancement system available by prior arrangement.  Please contact the court by telephone or email to let us know your requirements.

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.


A lift is available in this building to access the first floor.  The width of the lift door is 780mm.  The lift weight restriction is 630kg.

Public toilets

Public toilets are available on the ground and first floor of this building.

Disabled toilet

An accessible toilet is available on the ground floor.


Fresh drinking water is available on the ground floor.

Interview room

Interview and conference rooms are available.  There are four rooms on the first floor available for Magistrates Court business.

Waiting Room

Public waiting areas are available outside each courtroom.

Baby changing facility

Baby changing facilities are available on the ground floor.

Video facilities

Court/hearing room conferencing facilities and prison to court video link facilities are available by prior arrangement.  Please contact the court by telephone or email.

Wireless network connection

Wi-Fi is available in all areas of this building.  Text 'GO' to 07537 417 417 to get connected.

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Court codes for legal professionals

Magistrates' Court location code: 1739

DX: 702620 Stockport 4

Professional users’ court and tribunal access scheme

This location participates in this scheme

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