Bolton Magistrates' Court

Visit us:


The Law Courts
Blackhorse Street

Opening times

Counter open

10am to 4pm Monday to Friday


01204 392 881
0161 830 4200
Witness service
0300 332 1000

Building facilities

If you have a disability and need help coming to a hearing, please contact 01204 392 881.

Disabled access

This court has disabled access and toilet facilities. If requiring access via the disbled lift, please contact the court in advance.

Assistance dogs

Assistance dogs are welcome.

Loop Hearing

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

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 see the receptionist on the day of the hearing.

Baby changing facility

Baby changing facilities

Video facilities

Video conference facilities excluding prison to court video links [for courts only]

Translators or Interpreters

Get an interpreter at a court or tribunal.

Bolton 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: 1720

DX: 745180 Bolton 22

Professional users’ court and tribunal access scheme

This location participates in this scheme

Register for the scheme