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

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Additional Information

From Monday 30 March we are changing the way we are working to further minimise risk to all of our staff and users.  

This building will remain open for face to face hearings.

Changes to the way we work from Monday 30 March 2020

If you have a case scheduled at this site, please attend unless you are showing symptoms of coronavirus (COVID-19) and are self-isolating at home, or are self-isolating as you live or have been in contact with someone who has symptoms of coronavirus. See the NHS advice on Self-isolation if you or someone you live with has symptoms.


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Jury service:
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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