Designed by the architect David Logan of Montrose, the Arbroath Sheriff Court building was originally used as a burgh chambers and dates from 1803. It was first used as a court building in the early 1970’s and the Justice of the Peace Court was established in the same building in 2009.
The court is situated on the High Street which is well served by public transport. Please use the Journey Planner
for public transportation information.
Buses from outlying areas stop at the bus station which is 600 yards from the court.
The nearest rail station is approximately a ten minute walk. Visit scotrail
or national rail enquiries
for train times
There is no public car parking available at the court. There are car parks in Hill Street and behind the Webster Theatre.
The main taxi rank is at Brothock Bridge.
Taxi numbers: (01241) 873679; 870122; 430430; 876266; 873107; 874234; 873431.
On arrival, please report to the main reception desk. You will be directed from there as to where you need to go in the building.
If you are attending for jury duty please come to the main reception where you will be given instructions.
Wheelchair users can access the building and there is a lift to the floors on which the courts are situated.
There are a number of local cafés and restaurants near the court building.
If you are sitting on a jury, lunch and refreshments will be provided for you if the court sits into the afternoon.
A loop induction service is available in all courtrooms for people who have hearing difficulties. Please contact the court officer if you require to use this facility.
Sheriff Court Rolls
Justice of the Peace Court Rolls
Mon - Thu 09:00 - 17:00, Fri 09:00 - 16:30
January 1, 2
December 25, 26
Pay a fine online
or come to the reception to pay.
Payment Methods: Cash, Debit Card, Credit Card, Cheque or Postal Order.
Please make cheques and postal orders payable to “Scottish Court Service”
send by post to:
Scottish Court Service
Central Processing Unit
PO Box 23