Blackpool Family Court

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The Law Courts
Chapel Street

This site is closed, a new Blackpool Courthouse is under construction, completion expected in 2026. Cases will continue to be heard at alternative sites. For queries please email

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Opening times

Court open

Monday to Friday 9am to 4pm

Telephone enquiries answered

Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm

Counter service by appointment only


01524 597 000


01772 272 840

(Family Listings and Hearings)

01254 299 840

(Family Orders)

01282 855 321

(Civil Orders)

01772 844 745 / 01772 844 712

(Civil Enforcements)

01772 844 713


Building facilities

If you have a disability and need help coming to a hearing, please contact 01524 597 000.

No parking

There are no parking facilities at this building, however a pay and display car park is available on Chapel Street (below the building).

Hidden Disabilities Sunflower network

Lanyards available on request.

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 possessions will be searched by security when they enter the building.  Please alert the security officer if you have a pacemaker.


Refreshments are available via a hot drinks machine.

Interview room

Five interview rooms are available at this court.

Children's waiting room

This court has a childrens room facility.

Baby changing facility

Baby changing facilities are available.

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Court codes for legal professionals

County Court location code: 131

DX: 724900 Blackpool 10

Professional users’ court and tribunal access scheme

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