Sunderland County, Family, Magistrates’ and Tribunal Hearings

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Address

Gillbridge Avenue
Sunderland
SR1 3AP

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Opening times

Court open

Monday to Friday 8.30am to 4.30pm

Email

Enquiries
contactcrime@justice.gov.uk

(Crime customer service centre)

Enquiries
no-sunderlandmc@Justice.gov.uk

(General Magistrates)

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

(Digital process for case numbers starting with C5)

Telephone

Enquiries
0300 123 5577

(General)

Enquiries
0330 808 4407

(Crime customer service centre)

Payments
0191 298 2280
Citizens advice
0300 332 1000
Listing
0191 4775821

(Magistrates' Listing - 8am to 4pm)

Social security and child support
0300 123 1142
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 0300 123 5577.

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.  

Hidden Disabilities Sunflower network

Lanyards available on request.

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.

Sunderland County, Family, Magistrates’ and Tribunal Hearings

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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

Professional users’ court and tribunal access scheme

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HMCTS Common Platform

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