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The Courts of Justice
Winston Churchill Avenue
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98490 Portsmouth 5

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

This court or tribunal is open

Our courts and tribunals are open and have social distancing measures to protect you, the judiciary and our staff. Your hearing notice will inform you whether it is taking place in person, by video or by telephone. If you are self-isolating and cannot attend in person, please contact the court or tribunal immediately so they can consider alternative arrangements. 

Due to the coronavirus, we’re taking longer to answer calls and emails. Please only contact us if necessary.

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Building facilities

If you have a disability and need help coming to a hearing, please contact the court or tribunal to make sure the facilities meet your specific needs or to discuss a reasonable adjustment you need.

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    This building has ramp access to main entrance. Lifts to all floors. All courtrooms are accessible

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    Assistance dogs are welcome.

  • Security arch icon

    For safety and security, all users and their possessions will be searched by security when they enter this building. We have a security arch. Please alert the security officer if you have a pacemaker.

  • Video facilities icon

    This court has Prison Video Link facilities which is available for hearings, conferences and legal visits. To book a booth email , subject heading Video Link Booking or telephone 02392 893061.

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    This court has wireless Internet access available within the building. Please note that this is currently Not a free service