Airdrie Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court Annexe

Coronavirus outbreak

In response to Government advice we have restricted the number of courts in Scotland dealing with urgent business.

This court is closed until further notice.

The hub courts operating for each Sheriffdom are:

Glasgow Sheriff and JP Court

Edinburgh Sheriff and JP Court (business transferring from Livingston, Selkirk & Jedburgh)

Dundee Sheriff and JP Court (business transferring from Forfar and Perth)

Falkirk Sheriff and JP Court (business transferring from Stirling, Alloa, Dunfermline and Kirkcaldy)

Inverness Sheriff and JP Court (business transferring from Elgin, Fort William, Tain, Wick and the Island Courts - except Lerwick).  Island custody courts will be dealt with on a case by case basis.

Aberdeen Sheriff and JP Court (business transferring from Peterhead, Banff and Lerwick)

Paisley Sheriff and JP Court (business transferring from Greenock and Dumbarton)

Kilmarnock Sheriff and JP Court (business transferring from Dunoon, Oban and Campbeltown)

Hamilton Sheriff and JP Court (business transferring Airdrie, Lanark and Ayr)

Dumfries Sheriff and JP Court (business transferring from Stranraer)


Please email the hub court for essential business only.

Check www.scotcourts, for any updates

You can still pay fines online at:



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,


Main telephone

01236 751121

Sheriff Clerk / Main contact

Lynne Pettigrew

Civil department contact

01236 439153

All commissary work carried out

Criminal department contact

01236 439163




01236 747497


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.


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.


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

December 25, 26

January 1, 2

April 10, 13

May 8, 25

July 20

September 28

November 30

December 25, 28


Please refer to the complaints and feedback page.

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