Wirral Magistrates' Court

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Address

Chester Street
Birkenhead
CH41 5HW

Additional information

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Opening times

Court open

Monday to Friday 9:15am to 4:30pm

Telephone enquiries answered

Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm

Counter open

Monday to Wednesday 9:30am to 12:30pm & 1:30pm to 3:30pm

Email

Enquiries
contactcrime@justice.gov.uk

(Crime customer service centre)

Telephone

Enquiries
0151 285 4100
Enquiries
03308 084 407

(Crime customer service centre)

Payments
0300 790 9901

(Pay a fine)

Payments
01928 703 324

(Fine queries)

Witness service
0300 332 1000

Building facilities

If you have a disability and need help coming to a hearing, please contact 0151 285 4100.

No parking

There are no parking facilities available at this building.

Disabled access

Limited access for wheelchair users – please contact site for further guidance.

Hidden disabilities

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

Assistance dogs

Assistance dogs are welcome.

Hearing Loop

Hearing loop available in all hearing rooms and the general enquiry counter.

Lift

Lift available upon request for access to the first floor hearing rooms.

Public toilets

Public toilets are available on the ground and first floor public areas upon request.

Disabled toilet

Accessible toilet available on the first floor.

Refreshments

Vending machines available with a cost – cold water freely available on the court landing area.

Interview room

Interview booths available on the first floor.

Baby changing facility

Baby changing facilities available on the first floor public landing area.

Prayer / Quiet room

Prayer room available upon request.

Video facilities

Video conference and prison to court video link facilities available.  For queries please contact: Stephanie Clarke 0151 285 4121 stephanie.clarke@justice.gov.uk or Sandra Donaldson 0151 285 4115 sandra.donaldson@justice.gov.uk

Translators or Interpreters

Get an interpreter at a court or tribunal.

Wirral Magistrates' Court

This location handles

  • Crime

  • Single justice procedure

Court codes for legal professionals

Magistrates' Court location code: 2271

DX: 17888 Birkenhead

Professional users’ court and tribunal access scheme

This location participates in this scheme

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HMCTS Common Platform

This location participates in this scheme