Witness Service Hamilton

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 Hamilton

Sheriff Court House
4 Beckford Street

01698 281152

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

Hamilton 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:

Sheriff Court House
4 Beckford Street

01698 282957
Hamilton Sheriff Court website

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

Parking information
There is no public car park at the courthouse. There are public car parks on Beckford Street at the junctions of Caird Street and Beckford Street and Beckford Street with Bothwell Street (both 3 minute walks). These car parks are free but South Lanarkshire council may apply charges in the future. The car parks are extensively used by the employees of neighbouring businesses. There are car parks in the town centre (20 mins walk) all of which are pay and display. There is limited short stay parking (maximum 30 minutes) on Beckford Street opposite the entrance to the sheriff court.