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Elgin Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court

Elgin Sheriff Court building sits at the corner of High Street and Glover Street and opened in 1866. The interior was extensively renovated in 2006 to accommodate the Justice of the Peace Court.
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Contact details


Postal address

Sheriff Courthouse,
High Street,
Elgin,
IV30 1BU

 

Main telephone

01343 542505

Sheriff Clerk / Main contact

Richard Cantwell

DX

520652

Fax

01343 559517

Email

elgin@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

Directions


Situated in the centre of Elgin at the corner of High Street and Glover Street. Please use the journey planner for public transportation information.

By bus

The bus station is a five minute walk from the courthouse.

By rail

The nearest rail station is approximately a ten minute walk. Visit ScotRail or National Rail Enquiries for train times.

By car

There is no public car parking at the court, the nearest multi-storey car park is at the St Giles Shopping Centre, a short walk along the High Street. There is also some limited on-street car parking in the streets behind the courthouse.

By taxi

There is a taxi rank on the High Street in front of "The Muckle Cross".


On arrival


On arrival, please report to the court officer at reception or to the sheriff clerk's office on the first floor.

You will be directed from there as to where you need to go in the building.

To enter the building you may be asked to pass through airport type screening and your bags or briefcases may be searched.

If you are attending for jury duty please come to the main reception where you will be directed to the courtroom.

Wheelchair users can access the building via the back door or the main entrance. If you have any specific access requirements please contact the sheriff clerk's office.

Facilities


There are vending machines available in reception.

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 system is available for hearing aid wearers in all courtrooms. Please contact the sheriff clerk if you require to use this facility.

Pay a Fine


Pay a fine online or alternatively you can pay fines at the sheriff clerk's office located on the first floor.

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: 0845 6025228

Opening times


Monday - Thursday 09:00 to 17:00

Friday 09:00 - 16:30

Public Holidays



2017

November 27
December 25, 26

2018

January 1. 2
March 30
April 2
May 7
June 25
August 27
October 15
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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