Visit or write to us:

The Family Court
Sessions House
Lancaster Road
Preston
PR1 2PD
Crown Court location code:
448
DX:
310201 Preston 31

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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

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 available at this building.  The nearest car park is the Bus Station Car Park, which is located opposite the court building.

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    Assistance dogs are welcome.

  • Loop Hearing icon

    Hearing enhancement facilities are available at this court.

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    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.

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    A cold drinks vending machine is available at this court.

  • Interview room icon.

    Consultation rooms are available at this court.

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    Baby changing facilities are available at this court.

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    Video conference facilities (excluding prison to court video links) are available.

Cases heard at this venue