Sunderland County, Family, Magistrates’ and Tribunal Hearings

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Gillbridge Avenue
Sunderland
SR1 3AP

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Opening times

Court open

Monday to Friday 9am to 4pm

Email

Listing
NO-Listings@Justice.gov.uk

(Magistrates' Listings)

Breathing space enquiries
sunderland.breathingspace@justice.gov.uk
County court
civil.sunderland.countycourt@justice.gov.uk

(Civil queries)

County court
family.sunderland.countycourt@justice.gov.uk

(Family queries)

Social security and child support
sscsa-leeds@justice.gov.uk
Enquiries
contactcrime@justice.gov.uk

(Crime customer service centre)

Family public law (children in care)
contactfpl@justice.gov.uk

(Digital process for case numbers starting with C5)

Telephone

Enquiries
0191 514 1621
Payments
0191 298 2280
Citizens advice
0300 332 1000
Listing
0191 440 7203

(Magistrates' Listing - 8am to 4pm)

Social security and child support
0300 123 1142
Enquiries
03308 084 407

(Crime customer service centre)

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 0191 514 1621.

Parking

There is public pay and display parking available at a number of sites close to the court.

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

Guide dogs are welcome at this court.

Hearing Loop

All court rooms are fitted with infra red hearing loop systems as are the counters and private interview rooms.

Interview room

This court has private interview room facilities.

Video facilities

Video Conference and Prison Video Link facilities

Translators or Interpreters

Get an interpreter at a court or tribunal.

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Court codes for legal professionals

County Court location code: 343

Magistrates' Court location code: 2365

DX: 742740 Sunderland 17

DX: 65149 Sunderland 2

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