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Coronavirus (COVID-19): the policing response and what you need to know

Learning Centre

The Learning Centre is located within the Police and Fire Headquarters site in Portishead near Bristol.

It offers:

  • a lecture theatre with 150 seats
  • 29 Wi-Fi and IT-enabled classrooms 
  • an immersive training suite (Hydra) for simulated exercises
  • specialist suites for victim and suspect interviewing
  • a television and video studio which can be used for direct outside broadcasting
  • 107 residential rooms with large Wi-Fi enabled social area
  • free Wi-Fi
  • a restaurant and coffee shops
  • a gym and sports hall


Learning Centre – Avon and Somerset Police
Police and Fire Headquarters
PO Box 37
Valley Road
BS20 8QJ (For satellite navigation devices use: BS20 8JJ)



  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Visitor parking

Training facilities are also available at:

To find out about availability and if you are eligible to hire these facilities, contact the Training Team.

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