Carlisle Magistrates' Court

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The Court House

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 5pm


Social security and child support

(Crime Customer Service Centre )


01228 518 800
01539 720 478
Witness service
0300 332 1000
Social security and child support
0300 123 1142
0161 833 6100
03308 084 407

(Crime Customer Service Centre )

Building facilities

If you have a disability and need help coming to a hearing, please contact 01228 518 800.

No parking

There are no parking facilities at this building. The nearest car park is situated opposite the court at the civic centre, however there are also a number of car parks in the vicinity of the court.

Disabled access

Disabled access and toilet facilities are available. Parking for orange badge holders is also available.

Assistance dogs

Assistance dogs are welcome.

Hearing Loop

Sound reinforcement as well as fixed and portable induction loop facilities are available.

Interview room

Rooms are available on request.

Baby changing facility

Changing facilities are available, please see the court usher. However, children should not be brought to court unless you have someone to look after them whilst you are in court.

Video facilities

Court/hearing room video 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.

Carlisle Magistrates' Court

Make a complaint:

Contact us to make a complaint

Court codes for legal professionals:

Magistrates' Court location code: 1752

DX: DX 318301 Carlisle 13

Professional users’ court and tribunal access scheme

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