Poole Magistrates' Court

Visit us:

The Law Courts
Park Road
BH15 2NS

Write to us:

Dorset Magistrates' Court
Deansleigh Road

Opening times

No counter service available: This court does not operate a counter service. Civil enquiries should be addressed to Bournemouth and Poole County Court

Court open: Monday to Friday 8am to 5pm.

Telephone enquiries answered: Monday to Friday 9am to 3:30pm


Social security and child support


Fine queries

Witness service


01202 502 847

(General enquiries)


01202 502 865

(Listing enquiries)

Social security and child support

Building facilities

If you have a disability and need help coming to a hearing, please contact 01202 502 847.

No parking

There are no parking facilities at this building, however, paid off- site parking is available within 500 metres within the Civic Centre roundabout.

Disabled access

This building has level access to the building entrance, and court room.

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

All court users and their possessions will be searched when they enter this building, including by passing through a detector arch. Please alert the security officer if you have a pacemaker.

Interview room

This court has interview room facilities.

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). Please contact the court by telephone or email to let us know of your requirements.

Witness service

Support for witnesses is available from theCitizens Advice - Witness Service.

Translators or Interpreters

Get an interpreter at a court or tribunal.

Poole Magistrates' Court

This location handles:

  • Crime
  • Single justice procedure
  • Benefits

Make a complaint:

Contact us to make a complaint

Court codes for legal professionals:

Magistrates' Court location code: 1530

DX: 98420 Bournemouth 4

Professional users’ court and tribunal access scheme

This location participates in this scheme

Register for the scheme