>>> A Safe Space
Providing opportunities to feel valued and be part of a welcoming community.
>>> Life Long Learning
Accessible learning and signposting for personal and group development.
>>> Healthier Lifestyles
Offering whole person health solutions to encourage healthier and happier lifestyles.
>>> Skills for Success
Opportunities for developing real skills for real people for todays marketplace.

The John Pounds Centre

Welcome to Portsmouth’s flagship community and enterprise facility boasting a 350-seat capacity multi-use Main Hall, Fitness Suite, conference and art rooms, library, coffee bar, dentist, small business hub and nursery providing affordable and accessible activities and services to local residents and the wider city. The Centre has a reputation for its quality of service as it seeks to encourage Wellbeing & Healthy lifestyles to all its members.

There’s also a variety of rooms available for hire to suit almost any need such as weddings, conferences, celebration events or regular activities. Please take a closer look a what’s going on at the Centre, and how we can best serve your needs.

A Gateway for a Happier and Healthier Life for All