District Court & subordinate courts at Surat are situated in two court complexes i.e. The District Court Complex and Fast Track Court Building, which are situated at Athwa lines, Surat. Both buildings are large and spacious. The compound is also spacious and there are trees in it. Both the Buildings are situated at the distance at about 9 Kms. from Railway Station as well as Bus Station. The District Court Complex is divided in two blocks, i.e. A-Block and B-Block. "A" Block is earmarked for functioning the Courts, while "B" Block is earmarked for Offices. The Courts / Offices are functioning in the Fast Track Court Building. The District Court Complex is constructed in the year of 1994. Thereafter, in the year-2001 it was damaged on account of massive earthquake. On account of damaged to the Building it was not habitable. Therefore, the Courts functioning in the Building were sifted at other places, viz. Multistoried Building, Old Rest House etc. thereafter, on completion of the Retrofitted work of the building the courts of Surat functioning at other places were re-shifted in the present building in the year-2005, the building appears to be in good condition. However, the repairing work to the columns of the building, which are damaged to some extent, is going on for the purpose of procreation and safety. This building is having Ground + Six floors. Facility of Water-cooleris also available at each floor. Facility of RO plant is also available. Facility of sufficient lift is available in the building, including a separate lift for Judial Officer. Facility of custody room for U.T.P. is also availableat each floor. A separate facility in the building is also available for Mediation Center, Permanent Conciliation and for functioning the office of D.L.S.A., Surat. The Fast Track Court Building has been constructed in the year of 2005. It is in Good condition and also found to be sufficient. This building is having Ground + Four floors. Facility of Water-cooler is also available at each floor. Facility of sufficient lift is available. Sitting arrangement for witnesses/litigating public is available in both the complexes. Facility of EPABX is available in the building including Intercom. The facility of Bar Room is available to the members of the Bar Associations. A separate room is also allotted for Bar Library. The Lady Bar has also been allotted a separate room.