Hilsea and Copnor Policing Neighbourhood
The Hilsea and Copnor 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.
Hilsea and Copnor
Winston Churchill Avenue
About Hilsea and Copnor
The neighbourhood team have provided the following description of their work:
Situated within the city of Portsmouth are Hilsea and Copnor which are two areas that are located to the northern and eastern side of Portsea Island. Hilsea is home to The Mountbatten Centre, which offers the City''s widest range of leisure and sport facilities. Hilsea is also home to the Portsmouth Rugby Club and Hilsea Lido. The area of Hilsea is densely populated with various private and social housing and a small industrial estate. The Green Farm Public House and Restaurant situated on Copnor Road mark the site of the last working farm in Portsmouth
Copnor is the area located on the Eastern side, it was one of the three villages listed as being on Portsea Island in the "Doomsday Book". The west of the district is now a predominantly residential area of 1930s housing. There is also an industrial and commercial area. In 1972 Portsmouth Airport was closed following a number of accidents and the land was subsequently used for further commercial and residential development and was named Anchorage Park.