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The Courts of Justice
Winston Churchill Avenue
Crown Court location code:
County Court location code:
98490 Portsmouth 5

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Opening hours


(Paper process including C100 applications)
(Digital process for case numbers starting with C5)

Phone numbers

Civil queries:
Civil queries:
County Court listing:
Family public law (children in care):
(Paper process)
Family public law (children in care):
(Digital process for case numbers starting with C5)
Children cases:
Fixed penalties:
Crown Court:
Criminal listing:
County Court fax:
Jury service:
Witness service:

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

  • Assistance dogs icon.

    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.

  • Wireless network connection icon

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