§ 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 1980 Glasgow, 280 George Street—Annexe 0.87 1981 Greenock—extension and alterations 0.69 Ayr—Extension 0.22 Stranraer—Adaptations 0.21 Kirkcaldy—Extension 1.0 1982 Dundee—Extension 0.34 1983 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 1984 Kirkcaldy—Upgrading 0.17 1985 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 1986 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.