Copyright is important because it protects the interests of those who create and those who invest in creativity.The text, graphics, artwork, audio, video, images and the compilation of information contained in this website are protected by copyright.

You must obtain permission from the relevant copyright owner to republish the material on a public web site or within a work for publication in any medium. Such use may be subject to reproduction fees and the source of the material and its copyright status must be acknowledged.

Every effort has been made to establish the copyright holders of the material presented. However, if visitors consider materials to be their copyright and can provide the necessary documentation, please contact us so that we may credit the materials properly or remove them.


All text on our website is copyright Portsmouth City Council, unless otherwise stated, under Section 17 of the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988.

Where text has been gathered and included in these pages by us, we have no objection to the use of that text for the purposes of any personal or educational use or private research. Any use of the text in these pages for any commercial purposes is not allowed unless a licence is first obtained from us, please contact us using the link to the left.

More information about copyright

You can get more information from the United Kingdom’s Copyright Licensing Agency or the Copyright Clearance Center.