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Cockleshell Community Centre (Portsmouth)

Cockleshell welcomes Service families based in Portsmouth and the surrounding area to enjoy a range of facilities, events and activities.

Your community hub

Baby clinics, parent and toddler groups, fitness sessions and coffee mornings are all available at Cockleshell Community Centre. Whether you’re living on-base in Portsmouth, have a private home in the region or are just visiting the area, you’ve got the opportunity to get involved and meet new people from the wider Service community.

Actively engaging with the community centre can provide a really important social outlet and even help you to develop a support network among other Service families. Interested? Come down to Cockleshell and join the community.

Ayden Hodgson with AB(SEA) Stuart Hawkins


On top of all the events that run from Cockleshell, there’s also a range of facilities for you to use, including:

  • Kitchen
  • Outside Play Area
  • Outside Decked Area
  • On Site parking

Away from the centre itself, you can also visit the nearby Eastney Swimming Centre or take a stroll down the beach.

Weekly activities schedule

If you want to learn more about the activities we offer, please do give us a call or pop into the centre and speak with us directly.


Chill & Chat

9:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Key contacts

Katie White - Aggie's

Family Pastoral Worker

There to listen and support you when you may be experiencing difficulties in your life and would like someone to talk to.

Email: [email protected]


All enquiries about the centre should be sent through the link below.


Find us

Cockleshell Community Centre

Contact Details

Henderson Rd, Eastney
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Telephone: 02392 734 176
Email Address:

Opening Hours

Monday9.00AM - 3.00PM
Tuesday9.00AM - 3.00PM
Wednesday9.00AM - 3.00PM
Thursday9.00AM - 4.00PM
Friday9.00AM - 5.00PM

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