Visit or write to us:

Lawson Street
Preston
PR1 2QT
Magistrates' Court location code:
1790
DX:
318201 Preston 33

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

This court or tribunal is open

Our courts and tribunals are open and have social distancing measures to protect you, the judiciary and our staff. Your hearing notice will inform you whether it is taking place in person, by video or by telephone. If you are self-isolating and cannot attend in person, please contact the court or tribunal immediately so they can consider alternative arrangements. 

Due to the coronavirus, we’re taking longer to answer calls and emails. Please only contact us if necessary.

Opening hours

Email

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

Phone numbers

Enquiries:
Fine queries:
Witness service:
Fax:
Social security and child support:

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 parking is available on Lawson Street.

  • Disabled access icon

    Disabled access and disabled toilet available.

  • Assistance dogs icon.

    Assistance dogs are welcome.

  • Loop Hearing icon

    A hearing induction loop facility is available in various courtrooms (please contact the listing officer).  Voice enhancement facilities are available at both the ground floor and first floor enquiry desks.

  • Security arch icon

    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.

  • Disabled toilet icon

    An accessible toilet is available on the ground floor.

  • Refreshments icon

    Hot and cold refreshments are available on the first floor.

  • Interview room icon.

    Consultation rooms are available at this court.

  • Baby changing facility icon.

    Baby changing facilities are available in the disabled toilets on the ground floor.

     

  • Video facilities icon

    Court/hearing room video conferencing facilities and prison to court video link facilities are available (by prior arrangement).