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Airdrie Sheriff Court

Airdrie Sheriff Court building houses five Courtrooms, all of which are situated on the ground floor.

Airdrie Sheriff Court © Crown copyright

 

Contact details


Postal address

Sheriff Court House,
Graham Street,
Airdrie,
ML6 6EE

 

Main telephone

01236 751121

Sheriff Clerk / Main contact

Aileen Horner

Civil department contact

01236 439153

Criminal department contact

01236 439163

DX

570416

Fax

01236 747497

Email

airdrie@scotcourts.gov.uk

Accessibility contact

If you have a text phone you can contact the court using Text Relay.

If you require the support of an interpreter when you contact a court, a phone based service is available - ask for Language Line and the language required.

If you use British Sign Language (BSL) and wish to phone us using a sign language interpreter, you can use the online video relay interpreting service. For more information see the contactSCOTLAND website. www.contactscotland-bsl.org

 

Jury helpline

0800 289958. Jurors who have been cited to attend court should contact the jury helpline, after 17:00 each day, for up to date information as to when to attend for jury service.

Directions


The Court in Graham Street is well served by public transport. Please use the journey planner for public transportation information.

By bus

Buses from outlying areas and local buses stop close to the Court in Graham Street. For up to date timetables use the journey planner or see firstgroup.

By rail

The train station is approximately ten minutes walk from the courthouse. Train services run from Glasgow Queen Street to Airdrie and from Edinburgh to Airdrie on a regular basis. Visit ScotRail or National Rail Enquiries for train times.

By car

There is no public car parking available at this court, the nearest public car park is off Hallcraig Street.

By taxi

The main taxi rank is located near the Court is in Stirling Street.



On arrival


A plasma screen is located in the main foyer of the Court, which provides information of the cases due to call in court for the day. If you require any further assistance, or information, please ask at the reception desk, which is also situated in the main foyer of the building.

All jurors and witnesses should report, on arrival at the Court, to the reception desk, where you will be directed to the appropriate area.

Wheelchair access is provided via a ramp adjacent to the stairs leading to the main entrance to the Court. If you require assistance, please contact the Court in advance of your visit. lift available, next to the reception desk, which provides access to the sheriff clerk's public office that is located on the first floor of the Court. Language Line facilities are available for anyone who requires the support of an interpreter. Text Relay services are also available, if required.

In-court advice service that is managed by Airdrie Citizens Advice Bureau is based in the courthouse. If you are involved in a civil case in the sheriff court, the In-court advice service might be able to help you. The service can provide advice on small claims and summary cause cases and help with civil matters including:

  • Housing
  • Rent arrears/evictions
  • Mortgage rights
  • Debt
  • Consumer
  • Legal procedures and other legal problems

The in-court advisor can be contacted on 01236 766712.

Facilities


The Lanarkshire cancer care trust operates a snack bar service, on a daily basis, from 09:00 until 12 noon. There are also several restaurants and cafes close to the Court.

If you are sitting on a jury, refreshments and lunch will be provided, as necessary.

A loop induction service is available within courtrooms for people who have hearing difficulties. Please let a court official know, on your arrival at court, if you require use of this facility.

Pay a Fine


Pay a fine online or a fine can be paid in person at the reception desk where you will be directed to the fines payment office or by telephone 01236 751121.

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 Courts and Tribunals Service"

send by post to:

Scottish Courts and Tribunals Service, Central Processing Unit, PO Box 23, Glasgow, G5 9DA

Fines enforcement: 01236 439175

Opening times


Mon - Thurs 09:00 - 17:00

Fri 09:00 - 16:30.

Public Holidays



2017

November 27
December 25, 26

2018

January 1.2
March 30
April 2
May 7,28
July 16
September 24
December 3, 25, 26

Complaints


Please refer to the complaints and feedback page.

Useful Links


Accessibility


If you have a text phone you can contact the court using Text Relay.

If you require the support of an interpreter when you contact a court, a phone based service is available - ask for Language Line and the language required.

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