Law's Close Exterior

Law’s Close

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Law’s Close is a 16th-century merchant’s house at the east end of Kirkcaldy High Street in Fife. Despite the building’s long history, its core structure and garden remain largely intact and inside there a number of rare surviving examples of 16th and 17th century interior decoration. The building was acquired by SHBT in 1986 and painstakingly restored over a 20-year period.

Today, Law’s Close operates as a commercial business and retail hub and is home to a variety of small businesses. Our ground floor retail units are occupied by two independent, family-run shops, Home of Hopecroft and Merchant’s House Café. The garden is available to hire as an outdoor event venue and the upper floors offer flexible office accommodation to let for those looking for a characterful and unique workplace.


Law's Close Exterior


The Law’s Close garden is open regularly throughout the week and is managed by volunteers. The upper floors of the building are not currently open to visitors, but you can experience a virtual tour detailing the building’s history and most important spaces online.

Law's Close Garden Performance Space


While the majority of Law’s Close is currently let out as office or retail spaces, our beautiful garden is available to hire for public and community events. Please get in touch with us for more information on availability.

We also currently have office space available to hire at Law’s Close. Get in touch for more information.

Law's Close Office Space


There are currently a number of office suites available to let from 21 sq metres to 85 sq metres. The building is accessible 24/7 and payment is via a simple, all-inclusive monthly fee. To request a viewing or find out more please get in touch.


Law's Close Exterior