|Procurator Fiscal||Mrs Laura Mundell|
Procurator Fiscal's Office
|Opening Times||Mon-Fri 9am-5pm, Lunch 1pm-2pm|
For more information or to request additional arrangements to suit your needs, please contact our reception or Office Manager:
Approach to Main Entrance: Access to the building for disabled people, particularly people with mobility problems requires to be from the side entrance at the top of Castlehill. There is a paved ramp, sloping downwards to a door at the witness room. This door is locked but there is a bell entrance system. Please telephone prior to arriving at the office and a member of staff will meet you at the door. There are 5 external steps and one internal step up to the main front entrance to the building with 2 inner doors before the entrance hallway. Door Width: Main External doors – 1.6 Metre as are the first set of internal doors. The second internal entrance is narrower and is approximately 80cm. The disabled access door at side of building is approximately 1.11 Metre.
Low level bell: There is a bell situated at side door of building. Please contact our reception or the Sheriff Clerk's Department prior to attendance to make arrangements.
Approach to Reception Area: Our reception is at the top of two flight of steps with a half-way landing. There is no lift. Arrangements can be made to deal with enquiries in ground floor rooms of the court building. There is some seating available in our reception area on the first floor. Further seating can be provided on request. Please ask if you need extra assistance.
Approach to Interview / Conference Rooms: Arrangements can be made to hold interviews in ground floor rooms of the court building
Audible emergency alarms: A two tone klaxon/siren
Please advise the local Office Manager if you have any special requirements.
If you have a visual impairment
Colour definition: Where possible, our office uses colour definition to indicate changes in floor levels, doors, steps/stairs and emergency signs.
Written documents: We will try to make information available in a suitable format to meet your particular needs. To request correspondence and/or documents in your preferred accessible format, please contact us.
Our office welcomes guide dogs: The dog's comfort is your responsibility but we will provide a bowl of water on request.
If you have a hearing impairment
Hearing Aid Users: We have a Hearing Induction Loop System in our reception area. We also have a mobile Hearing Induction Loop that can be used in our interview rooms.
Lip Readers: Our staff are issued with good-practice guidance and we will make efforts to provide adequate lighting in any interview space to suit your needs.
Access to Sign Language interpreter: If you need us to have an interpreter available, you must let us know as soon as possible, so that we have enough time to arrange this.
Textphone users: You can access our services by calling through the RNID Typetalk service using the prefix 18001. There are no public textphones in this office.
Emergency alarms: There are currently no visual or personal alarm systems in this office. Please advise our staff of your needs.
Accessible toilet and comfort facilities
Wheelchair-accessible Toilets: Unisex accessible toilets are available on the ground floor. A pull-cord is located in all disabled toilets.
Access to Refreshments: There is a refreshments vending machine in the building.