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Opening hours

Our Customer Service team are available:
Monday: 8:30am - 6pm
Tuesday: 8:30am - 6pm
Wednesday: 8:30am - 6pm
Thursday: 8:30am - 6pm
Friday: 8:30am - 5pm
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed


Portsmouth City Assessment Centre
Portsmouth Technopole
Kingston Crescent

Centre Info

Portsmouth City DSA Assessment Centre is a fully-equipped DSA-QAG approved assessment centre located within Portsmouth Technopole, Kingston Crescent, next to Travelodge Portsmouth.

At the centre we provide DSA needs assessments for any student at university, or due to start at university, who has applied for Disabled Student’s Allowances (DSA).

Centre facilities:

  • Assessments are usually available within the next 2-3 days.
  • We can offer assessments from Monday to Friday; 10am to 4pm.
  • The centre is a 20-minute walk from Portsmouth and Southsea Station, and is well-served by pubic car parks.

How to find us


For pinpoint directions to the entrance of the building, please download the what3words app from your app store/play store and enter the following 3 words:


Having entered the 3 words, select ‘navigate’ and then choose your preferred map app.

The Portsmouth City Assessment Centre is located in Portsmouth Technopole, Kingston Crescent, next to Travelodge Portsmouth. This is about a 23 minute walk from Portsmouth & Southsea train station.

If arriving by train, exit station and proceed along Station Street towards the mini roundabout. At the roundabout(by Brittania), turn right along Commercial Road. Stay on Commercial Road for approximately half a mile, past the Marketway roundabout and onto the Church Street roundabout. Cross Church Street and onto Old Commercial Road using the path. Turn right onto Sultan Road and at the corner, turn left onto the path towards Grafton Street. Continue onto Centaur Street and at the junction with Garfield Road, you will see the Portsmouth Technopole in front of you.

If driving to the centre, use the postcode PO2 8FA to search online for the best route for you. Free onsite is available but please ensure you sign in at Reception with your vehicle registration details.

On arrival at Portsmouth Technopole, report to reception and the assessor will come to meet you.