Burnley Magistrates' Court

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The Courthouse
Parker Lane
BB11 2BT

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The Courthouse

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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)


(Booking of video hearings/booths or alternatively please ring 01772 208 000)


0330 808 4407

(Crime Customer Service Centre)

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 Parker Lane.

Disabled access

Chair lift and toilet facilities are available.  Please ring the Listings Officer on 01254 687 510  for assistance.

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 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 this building.  Please alert the security officer if you have a pacemaker.

Disabled toilet

Accessible toilets are available.


Snacks, hot and cold drinks vending machines are available on the first floor.

Interview room

Three interview rooms are available at this court.

Baby changing facility

Baby changing facilities are available.

Video facilities

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

Translators or Interpreters

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Burnley Magistrates' Court

This location handles

  • Crime

  • Single justice procedure

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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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