Blackburn Magistrates' Court

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The Court House

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Opening times

Court open

Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm

Telephone enquiries answered

Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm



(Booking of video hearings/booths or alternatively please ring 01772 208000 selecting)


01282 610 000
Witness service
0300 332 1000
Counter appointments
0300 303 0656

(Call CTSC on 0300 303 0656 to make statutory declaration on all non-police pros cases)

Building facilities

If you have a disability and need help coming to a hearing, please contact 01254 687 500 and 01254 687 510.

No parking

There are no parking facilities at this building, however off-site public parking is available on Feilden Street.

Disabled access

A chair lift and toilet facilities are available.  Please ring the Facilities Office 01254 687 523/524 for assistance.

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

The building has a portable hearing enhancement system available (by prior arrangement).  Please contact the court by telephone or email to let us know of your requirements.

Security arch

For safety and security, all users and their possessionswill be searched by security when they enter this building.  Please alert the security officer if you have a pacemaker.


This venue has vending machines hot/cold drinks and snacks.

Interview room

Four interview rooms are available at this court.  These rooms cannot be booked in advance but if you would like the use of one please ask at reception on the day of the hearing.

Video facilities

Court/hearing room video conferencing facilities are available (by prior arrangement).  For queries, please email

Translators or Interpreters

Get an interpreter at a court or tribunal.

Blackburn Magistrates' Court

This location handles

  • Crime

  • Single justice procedure

Court codes for legal professionals

Magistrates' Court location code: 1790

DX: 742020 Blackburn 10

Professional users’ court and tribunal access scheme

This location participates in this scheme

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