Blackpool Magistrates' and Civil Court

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Civic Centre
Chapel Street

This site is closed, completion of a new Courthouse is expected in 2026. Cases will be heard at alternative sites. Email for magistrates court or for county court

Additional information

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Opening times

Court open

Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm

Telephone enquiries answered

Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm

Counter open

Monday to Friday 9am to 4pm



(Crime Customer Service Centre)




0330 808 4407

(Crime Customer Service Centre)

01253 757 000


01282 855 321

(Civil Orders)

01772 844 745 / 01772 844 712

(Civil Enforcements)

01772 844 713


01772 208 000


01282 610 000
Witness service
0300 332 1000

Building facilities

If you have a disability and need help coming to a hearing, please contact 0330 808 4407.

No parking

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

Disabled access

This court has disabled access and toilet facilities.

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

The building has hearing enhancement facilities available by prior arrangement.  Please contact the court office by telephone or email if necessary.

Security arch

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

Disabled toilet

An accessible toilet is available on the ground floor.


Vending machines providing hot and cold drinks along with snacks are available in the public waiting area of the court.

Interview room

Four interview rooms are available on the ground floor.

Baby changing facility

Baby changing facilities are available in the disabled toilets on the ground floor.  

Video facilities

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

Translators or Interpreters

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Blackpool Magistrates' and Civil Court

This location handles

  • Crime

  • Single justice procedure

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Court codes for legal professionals

Magistrates' Court location code: 1790

DX: 741861 Blackpool 16

Professional users’ court and tribunal access scheme

This location participates in this scheme

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