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Stornoway

Procurator Fiscal
Andy Shanks
Opening Times
Monday to Friday, 09:00 to 17:00
Address
Procurator Fiscal's Office
Sheriff Court
Lewis Street
Stornoway
HS1 2JF

Additional information

For more information or to request additional arrangements to suit your needs, please contact our reception or office manager:

Telephone: 0300 020 3000
Textphone prefix: 18001

If you are a wheelchair user or have restricted mobility

Parking facilities

There are on-site parking facilities available. To request advice on parking for disabled drivers please contact the office manager.

Approach to main entrance

This entrance has accessible access to the back of the building and an easy access doorbell. 

Approach to reception area

Our reception area is on the ground floor but there are no automatic doors or low level counters.

Emergency evacuation

Audible emergency alarms: Very loud

Our staff have a responsibility to ensure that they accompany any visitors during an emergency evacuation to the muster point designated in local Fire Evacuation Plans. Visitors must not be left unattended and should be accompanied at all times during an emergency evacuation until the all clear is given for re-entry to the building. Where appropriate a suitable emergency evacuation plan will be in place to ensure safe evacuation of disabled persons during an emergency situation.

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.

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. Please contact our office manager.

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

A wheelchair-accessible toilet is available outside the Clerks Office.

Access to refreshments

There are no public canteen or vending machine facilities in the building.