Burnley Magistrates' Court

Visit us:

The Court House
Parker Lane
BB11 2BS

Write to us:

The Courthouse

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




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


Witness service


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 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.

Assistance dogs

Assistance dogsare welcome.

Loop Hearing

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 roomvideo conferencing facilities and prison to court video link facilities are available (by prior arrangement).

Translators or Interpreters

Get an interpreter at a court or tribunal.

Burnley 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: 1790

DX: 742020 Blackburn 10

Professional users’ court and tribunal access scheme

This location participates in this scheme

Register for the scheme