Alloa Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court

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:



Welcome to Alloa Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court.

Alloa Sheriff and Justice of the Peace Court has jurisdiction over the whole of Clackmannanshire which stretches from Menstrie in the West to Muckhart in the East. Alloa is the main County town of Clackmannanshire which is often referred to as the “Wee County” as it is the smallest local authority area in mainland Scotland.

On this page you will find contact details, location of the court, facilities available, fines payments, opening times and daily court rolls.

Visiting Alloa Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court - Word version
Visiting Alloa Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court - PDF version

Alloa Sheriff Court

Contact details

Postal address

47 Drysdale Street,
FK10 1JA


Main telephone

01259 722734

Sheriff Clerk / Main contact

John Bicket




Civil Department - 01259- 219470

All commissary work carried out


Jury helpline

01259 726979

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 is situated on the corner of Mar Street and Drysdale Street in central Alloa. The main court entrance is on Drysdale Street. The sheriff clerk's office is down the lane next to the court building. Use the journey planner for public transportation information.

By bus

All buses entering Alloa stop in Shillinghill. For further information please use the journey planner.

By rail

Alloa train station is a 5 minute walk from the court. Visit ScotRail or National Rail Enquiries for train times.

By car

There is no public car parking at the court. There is parking free of charge just off the ring road and in Greenside Street. Both car parks are approximately 5 minutes walk from the court.

By taxi

The main rank is in Mill Street.

On arrival

When you arrive at the Sheriff Court please report to the court officer in the main foyer.

Jurors should telephone the jury helpline the evening before service to get attendance advice.

Wheelchair users can access both the court building and Sheriff Clerk's office through the main entrance which is provided with lift access.


There is an Anthony Nolan tea bar in the court building which operates in the mornings of court days.

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 service is available in all courtrooms for people who have hearing aids. Please contact the court for assistance.

Pay a Fine

Pay a fine online or a fine can be paid in person at any Sheriff Court or any staffed Justice of the Peace Court in Scotland or by telephone on Tel: 01259 722734.

Payment Methods: Cash, Debit Card, Credit Card, Cheque or Postal Order.

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

If posting your payment, please do not send cash in the post.

If you wish to discuss any aspect of your fine or compensation order please contact the Fines Enforcement Officer on 01259 722734 or

01259 722734

Opening times

Mon - Thu 09:00 - 17:00
Fri 09:00 - 16:30

Please note office will be closed everyday 13:00 - 14:00

Public Holidays

January 1, 2

April 10, 13

May 8

July 6

August 3

September 7

November 30

December 25, 28


Please refer to the complaints and feedback page.

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