Lancaster Courthouse

Visit or contact us:

Address

George Street
Lancaster
LA1 1XZ

Opening times

Counter service by appointment only: 10:00 - 14:00

Court open: 09:00 - 16:00

Email

Magistrates' court

Social security and child support

Magistrates' court

lancsmagslisting@justice.gov.uk

(Listing enquiries)

Breathing space notifications

County Court

County Court

County Court

County Court

Family public law (children in care)

lancashirefamilyapplications@justice.gov.uk

(Paper process including C100 applications)

Family public law (children in care)

contactfpl@justice.gov.uk

(Digital process for case numbers starting with C5)

Telephone

Magistrates' court

01772 208 000

(Enquiries)

Magistrates' court

01282 610 000

(Fine queries)

Magistrates' court

0300 332 1000

(Witness Service)

Fax

0870 324 0190

(Magistrates)

Social security and child support

Family public law (children in care)

01524 597 000

(Paper process)

Family public law (children in care)

0330 808 4424

(Digital process for case numbers starting with C5)

Fax

0870 739 4451

(Civil and Family)

Building facilities

If you have a disability and need help coming to a hearing, please contact us.

Parking

We do not have any public car parking. However, there are plenty of public car parks nearby. We are beside the Town Hall and Police station on the map; https://www.lancaster.gov.uk/assets/attach/195/Lancaster%20Car%20Parks.pdf More information regarding them including prices can be found here; https://www.lancaster.gov.uk/parking/car-parks

Disabled access

This building has a ramp to the building entrance, a lift between the ground floor and the first floor, and level access in to court rooms and hearing rooms. If you have a disability and need help coming to a hearing, please contact the court or tribunal to make sure the facilities meet your specific needs or to discuss a reasonable adjustment you need.

Assistance dogs

Assistance dogsare welcome.

Loop Hearing

Loop hearing assistance is available in various Courtrooms - please contact the listing officer for information. Voice enhancement facilities are also available from the enquiries desk on the first floor.

Refreshments

Refreshments are available

Interview room

Consultation 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) Booking of video hearings/booths please ring 01772 208000

Translators or Interpreters

Get an interpreter at a court or tribunal.

Lancaster Courthouse

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Court codes for legal professionals:

County Court location code: 242

DX: 145880 Lancaster 2

Professional users’ court and tribunal access scheme

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