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Learning Centre

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

It offers:

  • lecture theatre with 120 seats
  • 29 Wi-Fi and IT-enabled classrooms 
  • immersive Hydra training suite for simulated exercises
  • specialist suites for victim and suspect interviewing
  • television and video studio which can be used for direct outside broadcasting
  • 90 residential rooms with large Wi-Fi enabled social area
  • free Wi-Fi
  • restaurant and coffee shops
  • 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

Other training centres

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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