Preston Crown Court

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Coordinates: 53°45′45″N 2°41′56″W / 53.7624°N 2.6989°W / 53.7624; -2.6989 Preston Crown Court or more properly the Crown Court at Preston is a criminal court venue in Preston, Lancashire. The court sits at two venues in the city; Preston Combined Court Centre on Ringway and Sessions House on Lancaster Road.[1] A first tier court centre, the court deals with all types of cases that are heard in the Crown Court as well as being a trial centre for civil High Court cases. The court house is also the venue for Preston County Court where smaller civil cases and family cases are dealt with.[1]

The combined court centre building was opened in 1996 and was designed by Alistair Sutherland of architects Austin-Smith:Lord.[2]

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