Paisley Sheriff Court
has occupied the building in St James Street
since 1885 and was extended in 1998 to house the Sheriffs, Scottish Court
Service staff and the Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service staff. In 2011, the Justice of the Peace Court, relocated to the St James Street building.
St James Street is a short walk from Gilmour Street train station and the main bus station. Use the journey planner for public transportation information.
Local and out of town buses stop in the town centre at Gauze Street which is also a short walk from the sheriff court.
By rail:The main train station is Paisley Gilmour Street which is a short walk from the The Sheriff court. Trains run to and from Glasgow regularly. Visit scotrail or national rail for train times or call 08457 484950.
By car:There is no public car park at the court. Travel by public transport is recommended. public car parking pay and display facilities are available in Glen Street and Glen Lane which are close to the court building
By taxi:Taxis are available at the train station.
By air:Glasgow Airport
On arrival you should report to reception where you will be directed to the appropriate court, waiting room or office.
A metal detector portal is located in the entrance of the building and you must pass through security before you enter the reception area.
On arrival, jurors should report to the reception desk where you will be directed to the appropriate court or waiting room.
If you require assistance in accessing the building, please contact reception in advance of your visit 0141 887 5291. There is work in progress to provide unassisted access for wheelchair users at the main entrance. It is hoped that this work will be completed by end May 2014.
Access for wheelchair users is at the side of the building through a gate to the left of the main entrance.
Please contact reception on 0141 887 5291 if you wish to use this access.
There is tea bar run by a children's charity, Beanfeast, next to the main reception area. It is open each day until 13.00. Please note that you will not be able to bring any drinks or hot food into the building. If you are sitting on a jury, lunch and refreshments will be provided for you if the court sits into the afternoon. Tea and coffee making facilities and chilled water are available in the jury rooms.A loop induction service is available in some of the courtrooms for people who have hearing difficulties. Please contact reception on 0141 887 5291, if possible, in advance of your attendance if you require to use this facility.
Sheriff Court Rolls
Justice of the Peace Court Rolls
Mon - Thurs 9:00 - 17:00, Fri 09:00 - 16:30.
January 1, 2
April 18, 21
May 5, 26
December 1, 25, 26
Pay your fine online
or please come to the reception and you will be directed to the fines payment office. You can now pay many fines by phone at 041 887 5291 ext 436828 / 4363829 / 436823.
Payment Methods: Cash, Debit Card, Credit Card, Cheque or Postal Order.
(please do not send cash through the post).
Please make cheques and postal orders payable to “Scottish Court Service”
send by post to:
Scottish Court Service
Central Processing Unit
PO Box 23
Financial Penalties can now be paid online (excluding cases where driving licences are to be endorsed). See main website page for payment options.
0141 887 5291 ext 436839/ 436828 / 4363829 / 436823