Palmerston Road, Southsea

Palmerston Road precinct is home to the Southsea Library, as well as being anchored by John Lewis (Knight & Lee) and Debenhams. These Department Stores, together with Waitrose and a range of stylish independent shops, create a comprehensive and exciting retail offer in a compact and accessible area.

The precinct is a place where there is constant activity throughout the year. There are a host of exciting local markets including The Love Southsea market on the first Saturday and Sunday of the month, Hampshire Farmers Market on the third Sunday of the month, and an antiques and collectables market on the forth Saturday.

During the summer, the precinct comes alive with the sights, smells and sounds of the annual Southsea Food Festival, extending into Osborne Road and Clarendon Road.

When it comes to Christmas, the exciting choice of different retailers, many of which cannot be found on other High Streets, will make selecting that special gift so much easier. In addition there’s the Christmas Light switch on event in November, an event not to be missed.

Opening Times

Times vary depending on individual shops and times of the year. 


Palmerston Road, Southsea, Portsmouth, PO5