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Portswood Police Local Neighbourhood

Portswood Neighbourhood is divided into three wards Portswood, Bassett and Swaythling. All Officers covering these wards are based at Portswood Police Station. The Neighbourhood Policing Teams are focussed on identifying and reducing threat, risk and harm within the community, identifying persistent offenders and also tackling anti-social behaviour.

Portswood Ward is led by PS Paul Morton with a team of 2 PCs and 3 PCSOs. The Ward covers Highfield, St Denys and Portswood High Street, as well as Southampton University Campus. It is a densely populated area, with lots of student Housing and four schools.

Bassett Ward is also led by PS Alex Peacock with a team of 2 PCs and 3 PSCOs. This Ward coves Bassett, the west of the Flowers Estate and the southern part of Lordswood. It is a predominantly affluent residential area, containing University premises and Halls of residence, as well as five schools. It also covers The Sports Centre and Southampton City Golf Club.

Swaythling Ward is led by PS Paul Morton with a team of 2 PCs and 2 PCSOs. The Ward covers the east of the Flowers Estate, Mansbridge and Hampton Park. This is a busy residential area made up mainly of families and students, with two of the University Halls of Residence in the area. We have a number of green spaces on the Ward, including Daisy Dip and Monks Brook, as well as commercial premises on Burgess Road and three schools.

This site will give you an overview of our current Community Priorities and the work we are doing to try to tackle these and details of forth-coming community engagements.

If you wish to contact us, please call 101 or e-mail southampton.north.police@hampshire.pnn.police.uk.

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Map of the Portswood Policing Area

Yellow markers represent Police Forces and the red markers represent neighbourhoods within Hampshire Constabulary.

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Towns and Villages within the Portswood Neighbourhood

The Portswood is policed by the Hampshire Constabulary and covers the following settlements.

Settlements located within Portswood
Name Type County
Chilworth Village Hampshire
Southampton City Hampshire

Worst Locations for Crime within the Portswood neighbourhood

April

The Top 5 Worst Locations for Crime in the Portswood neighbourhood in April 2019
Town Type County Location Number of Crimes Committed
SouthamptoncityHampshireOn or near Parking Area11
SouthamptoncityHampshireOn or near Bus/Coach Station9
SouthamptoncityHampshireOn or near Kent Road8
SouthamptoncityHampshireOn or near Hollybrook Road7
SouthamptoncityHampshireOn or near Bluebell Road6

March

The Top 5 Worst Locations for Crime in the Portswood neighbourhood in March 2019
Town Type County Location Number of Crimes Committed
SouthamptoncityHampshireOn or near Parking Area12
SouthamptoncityHampshireOn or near Tremona Road10
SouthamptoncityHampshireOn or near Phillimore Road7
SouthamptoncityHampshireOn or near Burgess Road7
SouthamptoncityHampshireOn or near Tower Gardens7

February

The Top 5 Worst Locations for Crime in the Portswood neighbourhood in February 2019
Town Type County Location Number of Crimes Committed
SouthamptoncityHampshireOn or near Petrol Station8
SouthamptoncityHampshireOn or near Parking Area8
SouthamptoncityHampshireOn or near Pilgrim Place7
SouthamptoncityHampshireOn or near Burgess Road6
SouthamptoncityHampshireOn or near Bus/Coach Station6

Neighbourhood Events for Portswood

TitleDescriptionDates
Public Community Event

meeting

Cops N Coffee

Start: 21/06/2019 09:00

End: 21/06/2019 10:00
Public Neighbourhood Meeting

meeting

If you have anything crime related that you would like to speak to someone about or just fancy a chat then come and meet your local neighbourhood officers at the Roundabout Café on the last Friday of every month at 2 PM.

Start: 28/06/2019 14:00

End: 28/06/2019 16:00

Police Officer Information for Portswood

NameRankBio
Paul Morton Sgt

I am the team Sergeant for the Portswood and Swaythling Wards.
These Wards offer different and very diverse challenges and we are constantly looking to improve our communication with you the residents, business owners and visitors to the area.
If you see any of the team out on patrol in the Ward, please stop and have a chat with them.
We prioritise our Policing on what matters to our Communities and we welcome any feedback that you may have.
PS Paul Morton

D Passfield PC

Portswood Ward.

Gail SALLEY PC

Pc 22125 Gail Salley is the Engagement Officer for the Swaythling area. She joined Hampshire Constabulary in August 2004 working at Southampton Central and Portswood Police Stations as part of the response team. In 2006 she joined the Safer Neighbourhood Team as the beat officer for The Flower Roads. In April 2011 she moved to engagement working in the Swaythling and Bassett area and becoming one of the Unviersity Liasion Officers at Southampton University.
She remains in this post focusing on the Swaythling area helping the local communities to enjoy where they live, reducing crime and anti social behaviour and working closely with Southampton City Council, Radian Housing and Raglan Housing.

K Hall PC
Sayma Khan PCSO

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Barbara Cendrzak PCSO

Hello,
My name is Barbara Cendrzak and I will be one of the PCSO's for the Portswood area. I have previously worked in teaching, advertising and retail, which have all involved building good relationships with people. I have worked really hard and I intend to continue this effort in my new role to make Portswood area safe and peaceful for everyone. If you have any issues, please do not hesitate to speak to me when I am out on patrol or contact me by email.

Alex Radu PCSO

Hello! I am PCSO Alex Radu and I am one of the local PCSOs who cover the Portswood area of Southampton. I am excited to be a part of the Neighbourhood Policing Team and I am looking forward to learning the area, meeting the local community and getting to understand the issues affecting it. When you see me about on my patrols, please come and speak to me if you have any questions or just want to chat.

Hayley Morrison PCSO
Bob STAFFORD PCSO

Bob is the local PCSO for the Bassett area.
I have been Bassett PCSO since November 2012, previous employment has included a full 24 Year Royal Navy career leaving as a Petty Officer (Radio Supervisor) and then 10 years as an instructor for the Royal Navy including The Brunei Navy, Training Design, and Career training for Naval students.
The role of the Bassett PCSO is having a good and comprehensive relationship with the community solving issues and making the area a better and safe neighbourhood to live, work and socialise in.
If you see me out and about, please dont hesitate to stop and speak to me - it would be great to meet you all.

David Scott PCSO

I am the Police Community Support Officer for the Mansbridge area in Swaythling, Southampton.

Scott Walker PCSO

I am a Police Community Support Officer who covers Portswood, Bassett and Swaythling. I have been a PCSO for over 11 years now and have lots of experience in different fields relating to my role. I have been stationed at Totton in the New Forest and Redbridge Southampton which covers Shirley.

I have been stationed at Portswood since August last year and have tackled a whole new aspect of my role. Every location is different from one another so I am enjoying my time here.

Colette Craddock PCSO
Sean Davies PCSO

Hello my name is Sean and I am a new member of the team covering Bitterne North. I am happy to join such a strong team and endeavour to make a difference to the community.

Neighbourhood Priorities for Portswood

IssueActionDates

Burglary
Dwelling Burglary in Portswood as a whole but specifically the Bassett area will be one of our Policing Priorities for the coming months.
We will be engaging with you to try and prevent these crimes from happening in the first place.

Bassett Avenue
Southampton
Hampshire
SO16 7FF

High visibility patrols conducted morning and afternoon 6th April 2019. Nil to note, all in order.
Since this update there have been an additional:
2 Police Patrol Activity(s)
Total Activity for this Problem/Issue :
8 For Information(s)
1 Informal Contact(s)
81 Police Patrol Activity(s)
18 Public Update(s)

Issue dated: 31/03/2017

Action dated: 06/04/2019

Drug related issues
Due to an increase in the open misuse of drugs in the Mansbridge and Portswood Road areas, this will be a Policing Priority for us in the coming months.

Mansbridge and Portswood Road
Portswood
Southampton
Hampshire
SO17 2GN

Neighbourhood Policing Team have completed patrols and passed reassurance and advice when required. Patrols will continue when possible and any offences or issues will be addressed.
Since this update there have been an additional:
5 Police Patrol Activity(s)
Total Activity for this Problem/Issue :
16 Police Patrol Activity(s)
7 Public Update(s)

Issue dated: 25/10/2017

Action dated: 20/01/2019

Street Crime Within Portswood

Last Update April.

LocationTypeOutcome
Aberdeen Road Public order Under investigation
Abingdon Gardens Vehicle crime Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Adelaide Road Anti-social behaviour
Adelaide Road Vehicle crime Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Adelaide Road Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Alfred Rose Court Public order Unable to prosecute suspect
Arcadia Place Other theft Under investigation
Arcadia Place Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Arcadia Place Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Arcadia Place Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Arnheim Close Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Arnold Road Anti-social behaviour
Arnold Road Violence and sexual offences Unable to prosecute suspect
Aster Road Drugs Under investigation
Aster Road Vehicle crime Under investigation
Aster Road Violence and sexual offences Unable to prosecute suspect
Bassett Green Drive Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Bassett Green Drive Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Bassett Mews Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Bealing Close Shoplifting Under investigation
Bealing Close Shoplifting Under investigation
Bealing Close Shoplifting Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Bealing Close Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Bealing Close Criminal damage and arson Under investigation
Beechmount Road Anti-social behaviour
Belmont Road Burglary Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Belmont Road Burglary Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Belmont Road Drugs Under investigation
Belmont Road Drugs Under investigation
Belmont Road Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Bembridge Close Vehicle crime Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Bevois Hill Anti-social behaviour
Bevois Hill Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Bluebell Road Anti-social behaviour
Bluebell Road Anti-social behaviour
Bluebell Road Anti-social behaviour
Bluebell Road Criminal damage and arson Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Bluebell Road Other theft Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Bluebell Road Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Bowden Lane Bicycle theft Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Bowden Lane Burglary Under investigation
Bowden Lane Other theft Unable to prosecute suspect
Bowden Lane Shoplifting Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Brading Close Other theft Under investigation
Brading Close Public order Under investigation
Brading Close Public order Under investigation
Brickfield Road Vehicle crime Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Broadlands Road Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Broadlands Road Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Brookside Way Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Burgess Gardens Burglary Under investigation
Burgess Gardens Vehicle crime Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Burgess Road Anti-social behaviour
Burgess Road Vehicle crime Awaiting court outcome
Burgess Road Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Bus/Coach Station Bicycle theft Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Bus/Coach Station Bicycle theft Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Bus/Coach Station Burglary Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Bus/Coach Station Public order Under investigation
Bus/Coach Station Public order Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Bus/Coach Station Shoplifting Under investigation
Bus/Coach Station Shoplifting Under investigation
Bus/Coach Station Shoplifting Under investigation
Bus/Coach Station Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Carnation Road Violence and sexual offences Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Chetwynd Road Vehicle crime Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Chetwynd Road Vehicle crime Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Claudeen Close Other theft Under investigation
Copperfield Road Criminal damage and arson Offender given a caution
Copperfield Road Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Coxford Road Criminal damage and arson Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Cranford Way Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Daffodil Road Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Daffodil Road Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Dahlia Road Criminal damage and arson Under investigation
Dahlia Road Other theft Under investigation
Dale Road Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
De Grouchy Lane Burglary Under investigation
Dunkirk Close Burglary Under investigation
Farmery Close Theft from the person Under investigation
Farmery Close Other crime Under investigation
Fernlea Gardens Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Fernlea Gardens Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Fitzroy Close Public order Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Fitzroy Close Public order Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Friars Way Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Further/Higher Educational Building Bicycle theft Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Further/Higher Educational Building Bicycle theft Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Further/Higher Educational Building Burglary Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Further/Higher Educational Building Other theft Under investigation
Gilbury Close Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Glen Eyre Drive Drugs Under investigation
Glen Eyre Way Other theft Under investigation
Glenwood Avenue Public order Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Glenwood Avenue Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Greenlea Crescent Public order Under investigation
Greenlea Crescent Public order Unable to prosecute suspect
Grosvenor Road Vehicle crime Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Harefield Road Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Harefield Road Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Hartley Avenue Burglary Under investigation
Hartley Grove Other theft Investigation complete; no suspect identified
High Road Vehicle crime Under investigation
High Road Public order Under investigation
High Road Public order Under investigation
High Road Shoplifting Investigation complete; no suspect identified
High Road Vehicle crime Investigation complete; no suspect identified
High Road Violence and sexual offences Unable to prosecute suspect
Highcrown Mews Anti-social behaviour
Highcrown Mews Public order Under investigation
Hill Lane Drugs Local resolution
Hilldown Road Vehicle crime Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Hilldown Road Vehicle crime Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Hollybrook Road Public order Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Hollybrook Road Public order Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Hollybrook Road Public order Under investigation
Hollybrook Road Public order Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Hollybrook Road Vehicle crime Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Hollybrook Road Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Hollybrook Road Violence and sexual offences Unable to prosecute suspect
Honeysuckle Road Anti-social behaviour
Honeysuckle Road Burglary Under investigation
Honeysuckle Road Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Honeysuckle Road Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Horseshoe Bridge Vehicle crime Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Howard Close Anti-social behaviour
Howard Close Burglary Under investigation
Iris Road Anti-social behaviour
Iris Road Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Itchenside Close Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Itchenside Close Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Itchenside Close Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Ivy Road Anti-social behaviour
Ivy Road Criminal damage and arson Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Kent Road Criminal damage and arson Under investigation
Kent Road Criminal damage and arson Under investigation
Kent Road Drugs Under investigation
Kent Road Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Kent Road Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Kent Road Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Kent Road Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Kent Road Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Kitchener Road Vehicle crime Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Lawn Road Drugs Under investigation
Lawn Road Drugs Under investigation
Lawn Road Drugs Under investigation
Legion Close Drugs Local resolution
Legion Close Other theft Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Lilac Road Public order Under investigation
Lilac Road Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Lilac Road Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Lingwood Walk Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Lobelia Road Criminal damage and arson Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Lobelia Road Criminal damage and arson Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Lord Mountbatten Close Anti-social behaviour
Lord Mountbatten Close Anti-social behaviour
Lord Mountbatten Close Drugs Under investigation
Lupin Road Vehicle crime Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Lupin Road Other crime Action to be taken by another organisation
Malvern Road Other crime Under investigation
Malwood Avenue Drugs Awaiting court outcome
Malwood Avenue Violence and sexual offences Awaiting court outcome
Mardon Close Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Mayfield Road Violence and sexual offences Unable to prosecute suspect
Mayfield Road Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Merton Road Violence and sexual offences Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Monks Way Public order Under investigation
Monks Wood Close Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Norcliffe Road Bicycle theft Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Norcliffe Road Bicycle theft Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Norcliffe Road Criminal damage and arson Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Northcote Road Anti-social behaviour
Northcote Road Vehicle crime Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Northwood Close Vehicle crime Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Oakhurst Road Criminal damage and arson Under investigation
Oliver Road Drugs Under investigation
Oliver Road Other theft Unable to prosecute suspect
Oliver Road Possession of weapons Under investigation
Osborne Gardens Vehicle crime Under investigation
Parking Area Criminal damage and arson Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Parking Area Criminal damage and arson Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Parking Area Criminal damage and arson Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Parking Area Criminal damage and arson Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Parking Area Vehicle crime Under investigation
Parking Area Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Parking Area Burglary Under investigation
Parking Area Criminal damage and arson Under investigation
Parking Area Criminal damage and arson Under investigation
Parking Area Drugs Local resolution
Parking Area Other theft Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Parking Area Other theft Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Parking Area Public order Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Parking Area Shoplifting Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Parking Area Shoplifting Under investigation
Parking Area Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Parking Area Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Parking Area Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Parking Area Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Petrol Station Other theft Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Petrol Station Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Petrol Station Anti-social behaviour
Petrol Station Violence and sexual offences Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Petrol Station Other theft Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Petrol Station Other theft Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Petrol Station Public order Under investigation
Petrol Station Public order Under investigation
Pettinger Gardens Violence and sexual offences Unable to prosecute suspect
Phillimore Road Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Phillimore Road Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Pilgrim Place Other theft Unable to prosecute suspect
Pilgrim Place Vehicle crime Under investigation
Pilgrim Place Violence and sexual offences Unable to prosecute suspect
Pinehurst Road Burglary Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Pointout Road Criminal damage and arson Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Police Station Vehicle crime Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Poppy Road Other theft Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Portswood Avenue Criminal damage and arson Under investigation
Portswood Avenue Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Portswood Park Criminal damage and arson Under investigation
Portswood Park Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Portswood Park Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Portswood Road Bicycle theft Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Portswood Road Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Portswood Road Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Portswood Road Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Portswood Road Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Portswood Road Bicycle theft Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Portswood Road Burglary Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Portswood Road Public order Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Portswood Road Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Primrose Road Burglary Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Priory Avenue Violence and sexual offences Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Red Hill Way Robbery Under investigation
Redwood Way Vehicle crime Under investigation
Richmond Gardens Burglary Under investigation
Ridgemount Avenue Public order Unable to prosecute suspect
Ridgemount Lane Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Robert Cecil Avenue Burglary Unable to prosecute suspect
Robert Cecil Avenue Vehicle crime Awaiting court outcome
Robert Cecil Avenue Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Rockleigh Road Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Rockleigh Road Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Royston Close Other theft Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Russell Place Other theft Awaiting court outcome
Saltmead Other theft Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Saltmead Public order Under investigation
Saltmead Public order Under investigation
Saltmead Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Seymour Close Public order Unable to prosecute suspect
Seymour Close Vehicle crime Under investigation
Shakespeare Avenue Anti-social behaviour
Shakespeare Avenue Public order Under investigation
Sherwood Close Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Sherwood Close Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Sherwood Close Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Sherwood Close Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Sirdar Road Burglary Under investigation
Sirdar Road Vehicle crime Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Spindlewood Close Public order Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Sports/Recreation Area Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
St Denys Road Criminal damage and arson Investigation complete; no suspect identified
St Denys Road Vehicle crime Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Stanley Road Criminal damage and arson Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Stoneham Close Criminal damage and arson Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Stoneham Lane Criminal damage and arson Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Stoneham Way Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Stoneham Way Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Stoneham Way Other crime Offender given a caution
Summerfield Gardens Criminal damage and arson Under investigation
Supermarket Criminal damage and arson Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Supermarket Shoplifting Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Supermarket Burglary Under investigation
Thackeray Road Burglary Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Thackeray Road Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
The Cloisters Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Thomas Lewis Way Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Thomas Lewis Way Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Tremona Road Anti-social behaviour
Tremona Road Public order Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Tremona Road Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Tremona Road Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Tudor Wood Close Criminal damage and arson Under investigation
Tudor Wood Close Vehicle crime Investigation complete; no suspect identified
University Crescent Criminal damage and arson Under investigation
University Crescent Vehicle crime Investigation complete; no suspect identified
University Crescent Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Vermont Close Violence and sexual offences Unable to prosecute suspect
Vermont Close Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Walnut Avenue Criminal damage and arson Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Walnut Avenue Other crime Under investigation
Westbourne Crescent Burglary Under investigation
Willis Road Other crime Local resolution
Winn Road Vehicle crime Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Woodcote Road Robbery Under investigation
Woodcote Road Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Woodcote Road Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Woodcote Road Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Woodside Road Robbery Under investigation
Woodstock Drive Vehicle crime Investigation complete; no suspect identified