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The Court House
Magistrates' Court location code:
742020 Blackburn 10

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

This court or tribunal is open.

You should only go to this court or tribunal if you have received confirmation that your hearing is going ahead in person.

If you have a hearing coming up, we will contact you by post, email or phone before your hearing to tell you if it will take place and what you need to do.

You may be offered a remote hearing by phone or video.

Due to the coronavirus, we’re taking longer to answer calls and emails. Please only contact us if necessary. For example, you have a hearing confirmed and need to change the date because you’re self-isolating.

Find out how we’re managing hearings during the outbreak

Opening hours


(Booking of video hearings/booths or alternatively please ring 01772 208000 selecting)

Phone numbers

Fine queries:
Witness service:
(Call CTSC on 0300 303 0656 to make statutory declaration on all non-police pros cases)

Building facilities

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.

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    There are no parking facilities at this building, however off-site public parking is available on Feilden Street.

  • Disabled access icon

    A chair lift and toilet facilities are available.  Please ring the Facilities Office 01254 687 523/524 for assistance.

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    Assistance dogs are welcome.

  • Loop Hearing icon

    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 icon

    For safety and security, all users and their possessionswill be searched by security when they enter this building.  Please alert the security officer if you have a pacemaker.

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    This venue has vending machines hot/cold drinks and snacks.

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    Four interview rooms are available at this court.  These rooms cannot be booked in advance but if you would like the use of one please ask at reception on the day of the hearing.

  • Video facilities icon

    Court/hearing room video conferencing facilities are available (by prior arrangement).

Cases heard at this venue

  • Crime