Superintendent’s House

Click on the images below to see 1853 plans & elevations and other plans and photos.

On 5th October 1934 Alderman Newton and Major Moore visited the Otley Divisional HQ, when the police office was described as “a dark room, as is every other room in the block apart from the Courthouse. It seems to have been built many years ago when small windows were usual, and nothing has been done since…”

Superintendent's House Plan 1 - 1853 Superintendent's House Plan 2 - 1853 Superintendent's House Plan 3 - 1853Courthouse plan - 1921Police House - 1934Courthouse Modernisation (W&AO) - 14 Apr 1967Courthouse St cottages (W&AO) - 24th Jan 1964Courtroom improvements (W&AO) - 26 Aug 1966


Otley Courthouse is a unique development run by people in Otley, West Yorkshire. After an eight year development period we transformed a redundant nineteenth century magistrates court into a unique arts and resource centre for our community.

Find out about the history of Otley Courthouse by visiting the Heritage section of our website.


Otley Courthouse, Courthouse Street, Otley, West Yorkshire LS21 3AN

Telephone: 01943 467466 email:

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