Portsmouth Combined Court Centre

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The Courts of Justice
Winston Churchill Avenue

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Opening times

Court open

Monday to Friday 8am to 5pm

Counter open

Urgent enquiries only 10am to 2pm (County Court)(Llys Sirol)

Telephone enquiries answered

Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm


Family public law (children in care)

(Paper process including C100 applications)

Family public law (children in care)

(Digital process for case numbers starting with C5)

Breathing space enquiries


02392 893 000

(Main switchboard phone line)

Civil court
02392 893 010

(Civil, enforcement & divorce queries)

Civil court
02392 893 012

(Civil, enforcement & divorce queries)

02392 893 031

(Civil, family & hearing queries)

02392 893 016
Family public law (children in care)
02392 893 014

(Paper process)

Family public law (children in care)
0330 808 4424

(Digital process for case numbers starting with C5)

Case progression
02392 893 015
01702 283 860
Crown court
02392 893 033
02392 893 060

(Crown court)

County court fax
01264 785070
Jury service
02392 893038
Witness service
0300 332 1000
Family court
02392 893015

(Family Private Law )

Building facilities

If you have a disability and need help coming to a hearing, please contact 02392 893 000.

Disabled access

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

Hidden Disabilities Sunflower network

Lanyards available on request.

Assistance dogs

Assistance dogs are welcome.

Security arch

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.


Catering available Monday to Friday 9am until 2pm for hot and cold food to eat in or take away.  Coffee machine and a vending machine are also available.

Video facilities

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

Wireless network connection

This court has wireless Internet access available within the building.

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Court codes for legal professionals

Crown Court location code: 447

County Court location code: 302

Family Court location code: 302

DX: 98490 Portsmouth 5

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