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The Law Courts
Winston Churchill Avenue
Magistrates' Court location code:
98494 Portsmouth 5

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Important information

From 1st Oct 2016 work from Fareham Magistrates Court will transfer to Portsmouth Magistrates Court. All children cases correspondence direct to Portsmouth Combined Court.

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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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    Disabled access and toilet facilities are available. Parking can be arranged by contacting the court Security in advance.

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    Guide Dogs are welcome at this Court.

  • Loop Hearing icon

    This Court has hearing enhancement facilities.

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    Cold drinks are available from a vending machine.

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    This Court has interview room facilities.

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    This Court has baby changing facilities.

  • Video facilities icon

    This court has Prison Video Link facilities which is also available for conferences and legal visits. To book a booth email , subject heading Video Link Booking or telephone 02392 857918.