Witness Service Edinburgh Sheriff Court

Welcome to your local witness service. We provide free, confidential information and support for victims and witnesses of crime, including:

  • Court familiarisation visits and an explanation of court procedures prior to trial
  • Information regarding court attendance for victims and witness
  • Emotional support while you wait to give evidence
  • Appointments to meet with our support team

Service location, opening hours and contact details are listed below along with court and parking details.

Witness Service Edinburgh Sheriff Court

27 Chambers Street
Edinburgh
EH1 1LB

0131 220 1550
Witnessservice.edinburgh-sc@victimsupportsco.org.uk

Opening hours:

Monday 9am – 4.30pm
Tuesday 9am – 4.30pm
Wednesday 9am – 4.30pm
Thursday 9am – 4.30pm
Friday 9am – 4.30pm

If you need support outwith these hours, our helpline is open 8am-8pm, Mon-Fri 0800 160 1985

Edinburgh Sheriff Court

If you need to contact the court or are looking for more information about attending a trial, please use the contact details below:

27 Chambers Street
Edinburgh
EH1 1LB

0131 225 2525
edinburgh@scotcourts.gov.uk
Edinburgh Sheriff Court website

Directions
Directions to the court can found on the Edinburgh Sheriff Court website

Parking information
The Court is situated opposite the National Museum of Scotland and there are public parking meters and disabled parking available in Chamber Street. Off street parking is available Mon – Sun: 06.00 – 22.00 at NCP, St John’s Hill, 2 Viewcraig Gardens, Edinburgh, EH8 9UQ.