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Alloa Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court

Important arrangements during the Coronavirus outbreak

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.

If you want to pay your fine or would like information and advice please visit our Pay a Fine page. 

Commissary

Guidance was issued on 29 April 2020 stating that all commissary would restart from 1 May 2020 and sent to the relevant hub courts.

With effect from 1 June 2020 all commissary applications will be processed locally within all of the courts within Tayside Central and Fife.

Small estate interviews are not taking place within the court buildings at this time, please contact your local Sheriff Court for more information and guidance.

Hub Courts for new, first instance custodies

New, first instance custody cases will continue to be heard in hub courts as first instance cases in each Sheriffdom as follows. Thereafter, if a further substantive hearing is assigned this will be to the court of local jurisdiction.

Glasgow and Strathkelvin

Glasgow Sheriff and JP Court


Lothian and Borders

Lothian and Borders no longer operates the Hub court system. All business, including first instance custody cases, has returned to local courts.

Edinburgh Sheriff and JP Court
Livingston Sheriff and JP Court
Jedburgh Sheriff and JP Court
Selkirk Sheriff and JP Court


Tayside, Central and Fife

Dundee  Sheriff and JP Court (business transferring from Forfar)
Dunfermline Sheriff and JP Court (from 5 July, for the Dunfermline jurisdiction only)
Falkirk Sheriff and JP Court (business transferring from Stirling and Alloa)
Kirkcaldy Sheriff and JP Court (new Annexe, Brycedale Ave)
Perth Sheriff and JP Court (from 2 November, for the Perth jurisdiction only)


Grampian, Highland and Islands

Inverness Sheriff and JP Court (business transferring from Elgin, Fort William, Portree, Tain and Wick. Island custody courts will be dealt with on a case by case basis)
Aberdeen Sheriff and JP Court (business transferring from Peterhead and Banff)


North Strathclyde

Paisley Sheriff and JP Court
Kilmarnock Sheriff and JP Court 
Greenock Sheriff and JP Court (business transferring from Dunoon)
Dumbarton Sheriff Court and JP Court (business transferring from Oban and Campbeltown)


South Strathclyde, Dumfries and Galloway

Ayr Sheriff Court and JP Court
Hamilton Sheriff Court and JP Court 
Dumfries Sheriff Court and JP Court (business transferring from Stranraer)
Airdrie Sheriff Court and JP Court (business transferring from Lanark)


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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Order 10 in respect of Summary and Solemn businessPDF129.86 KB02 Jul, 2021 Download
Order 11 in respect of Solemn businessPDF116.78 KB02 Jul, 2021 Download
Order 9 in Respect of Summary Criminal BusinessPDF111.37 KB02 Jul, 2021 Download
Order 8 in Respect of Summary and Solemn Criminal BusinessPDF349.43 KB12 Apr, 2021 Download
Order 6 in respect of Summary Criminal Business Refixing Diets 1 April 2021PDF118.67 KB29 Mar, 2021 Download
Order 7 in respect of JP Criminal Business Refixing Diets 1 April 2021PDF146.00 KB29 Mar, 2021 Download
Order 4 in respect of Summary Criminal Business Refixing Diets 1 March 2021PDF169.52 KB25 Feb, 2021 Download
Order 5 in respect of JP Criminal Business Refixing Diets 1 March 2021PDF146.26 KB25 Feb, 2021 Download
Guidance on Webex child welfare hearingsPDF175.33 KB05 Feb, 2021 Download
Practice Note No 1 of 2021 - Virtual Custody PilotPDF379.43 KB20 Jan, 2021 Download
Coronavirus - Order 3 in respect of Summary Criminal and Justice of the Peace Business letter pleasPDF346.53 KB15 Jan, 2021 Download
Coronavirus - Order 2 in respect of JP Criminal Business Refixing DietsPDF380.81 KB15 Jan, 2021 Download
Order of Court No 1 of 2021 Summary Criminal Business - Refixing Diets (11-01-21)PDF147.81 KB11 Jan, 2021 Download
Coronavirus Guidance - Implementation of Practice Note No. 4 of 2020 (03.12.20)PDF170.13 KB03 Dec, 2020 Download
Coronavirus Guidance - Criminal Business (No 5) (25-11-20)PDF105.07 KB26 Nov, 2020 Download
Order 18 in Respect of Summary and Solemn Criminal BusinessPDF253.88 KB26 Nov, 2020 Download
Order 17 in Respect of Solemn Criminal BusinessPDF262.65 KB26 Nov, 2020 Download
Coronavirus Civil Business (No 4) (Simple Procedure) (11-11-20)PDF627.54 KB11 Nov, 2020 Download
Order 15 in Respect of Summary Criminal BusinessPDF269.70 KB23 Oct, 2020 Download
Act of Court 2021PDF168.53 KB01 Sep, 2020 Download
Order 9 in Respect of Summary and Solemn Criminal BusinessPDF325.06 KB02 Jul, 2020 Download
Coronavirus Civil Business No 3PDF238.05 KB18 Jun, 2020 Download
Order 8 in Respect of Summary and Solemn Criminal Business (all Fife cases to Kirkcaldy)PDF274.05 KB09 Jun, 2020 Download
Sheriff Court Practice Note - TCF - Number 7 of 2020 - Criminal BusinessPDF379.47 KB01 Jun, 2020 Download
Sheriff Court Practice Note - TCF - Number 6 of 2020 - Criminal Business PDF403.88 KB01 Jun, 2020 Download
Order in Respect of Solemn and Summary Proceedings - Order No. 1 of 2020PDF133.89 KB01 Apr, 2020 Download
Guidance re SCRA Cases_26 03 20PDF155.46 KB01 Apr, 2020 Download
Guidance re AWI applicationsPDF158.42 KB01 Apr, 2020 Download

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,
Alloa,
FK10 1JA

 

Main telephone

01259 722734

Sheriff Clerk / Main contact

John Bicket

DX

560433

Fax

Civil Department - 01259- 219470

All commissary work carried out

Email

alloa@scotcourts.gov.uk

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. www.contactscotland-bsl.org

Directions


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.

Facilities


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


If you want to pay your fine or would like information and advice please visit our Pay a Fine page. 


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



2021

January 1, 4
April 2, 5
May 3
July 5
August 2
September 13
December 6, 27, 28






Complaints


Please refer to the complaints and feedback page.

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