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Visiting the Centre

Contact Details:

Address: 52 Northern Road, Cosham, Portsmouth, Hants. PO6 3DP

Telephone: 02392 387000

Email: research@hgs-online.org.uk

Opening Hours:

Monday and Friday – 9.30am to 12.30pm
Tuesday and Thursday – 9.30am to 12.30pm
– 1.30pm to 4.30pm

NB: Booking is essential if internet access is required.

How to find us:

The HGS Research Centre is situated on the southbound carriageway of the A3 Northern Road, just before you reach the fire station and roundabout. We are the end building, next to the driveway signposted for ‘Car Tek’.

Parking at the centre is very limited. However there are several Cosham centre car parks a short walk away.

Disabled visitors can park outside the Centre, but please arrange with us in advance so we can vacate a space for you. We also have ground floor disabled facilities adjacent to the Research Centre.

Public Transport – We are within walking distance of Cosham train station and are close to bus routes from all directions (both Stagecoach and First Bus).

Map and Directions from Google Maps:  Click on the marker below on the map to find directions using Google Maps.

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