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.

Family and People Support


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


Home Start

9:30AM - 12:00PM

Hampshire & IOW Army Cadets

7:00PM - 9:30PM




Nothing currently scheduled


Aggie's Drop In Session

9:30Am - 2:30PM

Aggie's Coffee Drop In

9:30AM - 10:30AM

Aggie's Come and Cook

11:00AM - 12:00PM

Aggie's Butties

12:00PM - 1:00PM

Aggie's Rhyme Time

1:30PM - 2:30PM


Chill & Chat

9:30 AM - 11:30AM

Education Otherwise Group

12:30PM - 3:00PM


Nothing currently scheduled


Nothing currently scheduled

Key Contact

ALL enquiries about the centre should be emailed to [email protected] 

Key Contact Aggie's

Katie White

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]

Katie White PW Portsmouth

How to find us

Cockleshell Community Centre

Henderson Rd, Eastney

02392 734 176

Opening hours
Day Hours
Monday 9.00AM - 3.00PM
Tuesday 9.00AM - 3.00PM
Wednesday 9.00AM - 3.00PM
Thursday 9.00AM - 4.00PM
Friday 9.00AM - 5.00PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed