Cosham Policing Neighbourhood
The Cosham neighbourhood in the Hampshire Constabulary area covers the land indicated on the map to the right. For non-urgent queries, contact 101. For emergency assistance, please contact 999.
Winston Churchill Avenue
The neighbourhood team have provided the following description of their work:
Drayton and Farlington Safer Neighbourhood is situated to the north of Portsea Island. It includes the area of East Cosham. This is primarily a residential area with the majority of housing privately owned. This is one of the more affluent areas of Portsmouth with low unemployment. There is a large proportion of elderly residents living in the neighbourhood.
Havant Road is the main arterial road which dissects the Neighbourhood. A parade of shops is located in this road and this serves as the heart of the community. There is a community centre at this location.
There is a large industrial estate at the eastern end of the Neighbourhood which includes a Sainsburys Supermarket. There are a number of parks and open spaces in the area including Drayton Park, Zetland Park and 40 acres farms. The area also includes a small section of the M27 motorway and a nature reserve which is frequented by bird watchers.
The area also includes a large secondary school, Springfield School.