Stoke-on-Trent Combined Court

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Bethesda Street

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Opening times

Telephone enquiries answered

Monday to Thursday: 9am to 5pm:Friday 9am to 4pm

Counter open

By prior appointment only


Family court

(Including C100 applications)

Family public law (children in care)

(Paper process)

Breathing space enquiries
Family public law (children in care)

(Digital process for case numbers starting with C5)


01782 854 000
Crown court fax
0870 739 4325
Witness service
0300 3321000
01604 795 511
Family court fax
0870 739 4195
Listing fax
0870 739 5878
Case progression fax
0870 739 4219
Family public law (children in care)
01782 854 032

(Paper process)

Family public law (children in care)
0330 808 4424

(Digital process for case numbers starting with C5)

Building facilities

If you have a disability and need help coming to a hearing, please contact 01782 854 000.


Car park details are available from Stoke on Trent Council. Disabled parking may be available (upon request).

Disabled access

Disabled access and toilet facilities are available. Parking can be arranged by contacting the Crown or County Court.

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.


Refreshments are available via Vending machine.

Interview room

4 interview rooms are available on the ground floor

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)  

Wireless network connection

Access to GovWifi available.

Translators or Interpreters

Get an interpreter at a court or tribunal.

Stoke-on-Trent Combined Court

This location handles

Court codes for legal professionals

Crown Court location code: 456

County Court location code: 338

Family Court location code: 338

DX: (County Court: 703360 Hanley 3) (Crown Court: 703190 Hanley 3)

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HMCTS Common Platform

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