Wirral Magistrates' Court

Visit or contact us:


Chester Street
CH41 5HW

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



Pay a fine

Fine queries

Witness service

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.

Assistance dogs

Assistance dogs are welcome.

Loop Hearing

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


Lift available upon request for access tothe firstfloor 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.


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.

Translators or Interpreters

Get an interpreter at a court or tribunal.

Wirral Magistrates' Court

This location handles:

  • Crime
  • Single justice procedure

Make a complaint:

Contact us to make a complaint

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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