HC Deb 14 April 1986 vol 95 c303W
Mr. Nicholas Fairbairn

asked the Secretary of State for the Environment if he will list the cost of alterations to courthouses in Scotland and new court buildings in Scotland since 1980.

Sir George Young

Many schemes have been undertaken since 1980. The following are the major new works and their costs, completed in the years shown:

£ million
Glasgow, 280 George Street—Annexe 0.87
Greenock—extension and alterations 0.69
Ayr—Extension 0.22
Stranraer—Adaptations 0.21
Kirkcaldy—Extension 1.0
Dundee—Extension 0.34
Dunfermline—new Sheriff Court House 1.5
Glasgow Justiciary Buildings—Permanent repairs and upgrading 0.17
Inverness—Refurbishment of Main Court 0.1
Peterhead—Extension 0.7
Kirkcaldy—Upgrading 0.17
Edinburgh—Additional two Courts in Argyle House 0.33
Aberdeen (Phase I)—Conversion af Advocates' Hall to a courtroom 0.32
Inverness—Refurbishment of the main court 0.1
Aberdeen (Phase II)—Outhousing to Exchequer Row 0.57
Glasgow and Strathkelvin New Sheriff Court House 27.75

The following major schemes are under way or due to start construction later this year:

£ million
Kilmarnock—New Sheriff Court 2.9
Sterling—Adaptations 1.25
Hamilton—Adaptations 1.7
Dumfries—Provision of third Court and refurbishment 0.84
Aberdeen Sheriff Court House (Phase III) Internal adaptations 2.85

In addition, adjacent buildings have just been purchased at a cost of £120,000 for a future scheme at Paisley sheriff court house.