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Airdrie Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court Annexe

Hub courts

Important arrangements during the Coronavirus outbreak

Hub Courts for new, first instance custodies

This is one of the 16 Hub courts in Scotland dealing with new, first instance custodies. If the person appearing from police custody, has, or is suspected of having, Covid-19 he/she will attend via video link from a police facility. Where possible, video appearance will be extended to other accused.

Those accused currently in custody in one of Scotland’s Prisons having an appearance at court will generally ‘appear’ in court by video link.

Facilities are available for agents to act remotely. See Guidance in relation to remote hearings – attendance by electronic means for custody cases.

General information

This court is open for business, but please note the following arrangements at this time.

This court is only open to staff, judiciary, those with permanent office accommodation, media or parties who are directly involved in cases being heard in the building and who have been requested to attend at court.

Where court cases require personal appearance, intimation will have been made to parties in advance of the court date.

There is no public counter and members of the public will not be permitted to enter, unless requested by the court.

Fines can be paid online and by phone. See Fines Payment for latest information.


Sheriffdom orders during Coronavirus

The following Sheriffdom guidance, information and practice notes apply to this court.

Please also refer to the Rules and Practice section of the website.

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Guidance on Management of Criminal Business 10.07.20PDF168.46 KB10 Jul, 2020 Download
Guidance for Practitioners and Litigants - Electronic Submission of Documents 070720PDF116.00 KB07 Jul, 2020 Download
Act of Court No 3 (Criminal Court Holidays)PDF57.90 KB02 Jul, 2020 Download
SSDG Local Practice Note 16PDF73.32 KB30 Jun, 2020 Download
SSDG Local Practice Note 15PDF215.76 KB19 Jun, 2020 Download
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SSDG Guidance for Practitioners and Litigants - Management of Civil Business 100620PDF378.77 KB10 Jun, 2020 Download
SSDG Local Practice Note 12PDF95.94 KB02 Jun, 2020 Download
Act of Court No 2 (Criminal Court Holidays)PDF39.69 KB29 May, 2020 Download
SSDG Local Practice Note 11PDF68.87 KB28 May, 2020 Download
Act of Court No 1 (Criminal Court Holidays) PDF45.50 KB18 May, 2020 Download
SSDG Local Practice Note 10 Covid-19PDF101.63 KB18 May, 2020 Download
SSDG Information Notice 6 May 2020PDF44.91 KB06 May, 2020 Download
SSDG Local Practice Note 9 Covid-19PDF139.39 KB06 May, 2020 Download
SSDG Information Notice 17 April 2020PDF175.18 KB17 Apr, 2020 Download
SSDG Local Practice Note 8 Covid-19PDF148.28 KB17 Apr, 2020 Download
SSDG Local Practice Note 7 Covid-19PDF145.15 KB15 Apr, 2020 Download
SSDG Local Practice Note 6 Covid-19PDF92.26 KB08 Apr, 2020 Download
SSDG Local Practice Note 5 Covid-19PDF225.86 KB08 Apr, 2020 Download
SSDG Local Practice Note 4 Covid-19: updatedPDF95.76 KB01 Apr, 2020 Download
SSDG Local Practice Note 4 Covid-19PDF89.56 KB01 Apr, 2020 Download
SSDG Local Practice Note 3 Covid-19PDF71.36 KB01 Apr, 2020 Download
SSDG Local Practice Note 2 Covid-19PDF105.03 KB01 Apr, 2020 Download
SSDG Local Practice Note 1 Covid-19 PDF136.17 KB01 Apr, 2020 Download
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Airdrie Sheriff Court building houses five Courtrooms, all of which are situated on the ground floor.

The Justice of the Peace Court is located in the Airdrie Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court Annexe, which is directly opposite Airdrie Sheriff Court.

The Court sits on a Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday of each week, dealing with a range of summary criminal matters.

Staff only attend the Justice of the Peace Court when the Court is sitting.

All enquiries/correspondence should be directed to:

Sheriff Clerk's Office, Sheriff Court House, Graham Street, Airdrie, ML6 6EE

 

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Contact details


Postal address

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

 

Main telephone

01236 751121

Sheriff Clerk / Main contact

Jean Flanagan

Civil department contact

01236 439153

All commissary work carried out

Criminal department contact

01236 439163

DX

570416

Fax

01236 747497

Email

airdrie@scotcourts.gov.uk

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.

Accessibility contact

If you want to contact us using text relay please follow the guidance at this link -  the Next Generation Text Service

If you require the support of an interpreter when you contact a court (by phone or attend in person), a telephone interpretation service is available.  To access this service ask for telephone interpreting and the language required. This service is NOT available during actual court proceedings.

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


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



2019
December 25, 26


2020
January 1, 2

April 10, 13

May 8, 25

July 20

September 28

November 30

December 25, 28
 

Complaints


Please refer to the complaints and feedback page.

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