Wigan County Court and Family Court

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Darlington Street

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Opening times

Court open

Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm

Counter open

Monday to Friday 10am to 2pm strictly by appointment only. Please call 0300 123 5577. Calls to make payments are taken between 10am - 2pm.

Telephone enquiries answered

Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm



(Civil, Listing, Filing and Records)


(Family, Private Law and Divorce)


(Bailiff Enquiries)

Social security and child support
Breathing space enquiries


0300 123 5577
Social security and child support
0300 123 1142

Building facilities

If you have a disability and need help coming to a hearing, please contact 0300 123 5577.

No parking

There are no parking facilities at this building.  However, there are two parking spaces available for blue badge holders directly outside the building; please contact the court in advance for allocation. There are various public pay and display car parks in the vicinity of the court.

Disabled access

This court has disabled access and toilet facilities. Parking can be arranged by contacting the court in advance on 0300 123 5577.

Hidden disabilities

This site supports the Hidden Disabilities Sunflower Scheme. Lanyards relating to the scheme are available upon request at the court.

Hidden Disabilities Sunflower network

Lanyards available on request.

Assistance dogs

Assistance dogs are welcome.

Hearing Loop

This court has hearing enhancement faciities.

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.


Lifts are available in this building to access the first and second floors.

Public toilets

Public toilets are available on the first and second floor.

Disabled toilet

Accessible toilet is available on the ground floor.


There are two vending machines located on the first floor offering a range of hot and cold drinks, crisps and confectionary. There is also a water dispenser providing fresh drinking water which is available on the first floor.

Interview room

Six interview rooms are available at this court.

Waiting Room

This building has a public waiting area outside each court hearing room.

Baby changing facility

Baby changing facilities are available.

Wireless network connection

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

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Court codes for legal professionals

County Court location code: 374

DX: 724820 Wigan 9

Professional users’ court and tribunal access scheme

This location participates in this scheme

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