Visit or write to us:

Lawson Street
Magistrates' Court location code:
318201 Preston 33

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Opening hours


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

Phone numbers

Family queries:
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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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    Disabled access and disabled toilet

  • 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 on both ground floor and first floor enquiry desks

  • 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)