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Aberdeen Civil Justice Centre and Commercial Courts

 

This complex, located in the former Justice of the Peace Court is a specialist centre designed to hear civil and commercial cases.

There are two other court buildings in Aberdeen:

Please visit the relevant page for information or contact details.


 

Contact details


Sheriff Clerk

Fiona Hendry

Location

Aberdeen Civil Justice Centre and Commercial Courts
Queen Street
Aberdeen
AB10 1AQ

Postal Address for correspondence

Castle Street
Aberdeen
AB10 1WP

DX

AB61

Legal post

LP - 7, Aberdeen

Telephone

required

Fax

01224 657234

Email

aberdeen@scotcourts.gov.uk

Retrieval or borrowing of archived civil documents

  • Anyone wishing to borrow or consult any civil document archived in the main Sheriff and JP Court building (prior to 15 July 2014)  will require to give a minimum of 24 hours written notice to the Civil Department in order to allow sufficient time for the document(s) to be retrieved.
  • Anyone wishing to borrow or consult any civil document archived off site will require to give a minimum of seven days written notice to the Civil Department in order to allow sufficient time for the document(s) to be retrieved.

Directions


The entrance to Aberdeen Civil Justice and Commercial Court is located in Queen Street beside Grampian Police Headquarters (behind the sheriff court).

We encourage the use of public transport as part of its commitment to sustainable development. Please use the travel planner for public transportation information.

By bus

Buses stop on Union Street, King Street, Castle Street and at Aberdeen bus station on Guild Street beside the train station. Timetable information is available from FirstGroup or Traveline on 0870 6082608.

By rail

Aberdeen train station is located on Guild Street and is approximately a 10 minute walk away. Timetable information is available from ScotRail or National Rail Enquiries.

By car

There is no public car park at any of the court buildings. Metered car parking, maximum stay 4 hours is available nearby. The nearest long-stay car park is the NCP at Shiprow, a 5 minutes walk. Court users who bring their ticket to reception for validation can receive a 25% discount on parking fees here.

By taxi

The main taxi ranks are off Market Street at British Home Stores, on Back Wynd, Dee Street and Chapel Street.

By air

Aberdeen Airport is in the Dyce area of Aberdeen and is approximately a 45 minutes drive in rush-hour traffic from the courthouse.

On arrival


Please contact the reception desk staff who will be able to direct you to the appropriate courtroom or waiting room.

Facilities


There are a variety of restaurants and cafes within a few minutes walk from the courthouse. Vending machines for hot and cold drinks and snacks are available in the main hall for use by all visitors to court. There is also a refreshment service available to crown witnesses provided by volunteers from the Anthony Nolan Trust serving hot and cold drinks as well as snacks.

A hearing loop system is available in all court rooms for those with hearing difficulties. Please speak to court staff if you require assistance.

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

 

Pay a Fine


You can pay your fine at the nearby Aberdeen Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court Building 

You can also pay your fine online

Opening times


Mon - Fri 09:00 - 13:00, 14:00- 16:30

Switchboard Mon - Thu 09.00 - 13:00, 14:00 - 17:00, Fri 09.00 - 13:00, 14:00 - 16:30.

 

Public Holidays

 


2017

November 27
December 25, 26

2018

January 1.2
March 30
April 2, 16
May 7
July 9
September 24
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.

There is an accessible court on the ground floor of the complex and the SCTS plan further work to make the upper floor accessible. A disabled ramp accessible from x Street provides wheelchair access.

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