Benefits and support
Links to information about receiving benefits and help with your finances.
Information about the type of action the council takes against benefit fraud in the city.
Information and links to help you find out what you may be entitled to.
Find information about running a business in Portsmouth, contract opportunities with the council and paying business rates.
Find information about business locations, properties, market stalls and concessionary pitches in Portsmouth
Business enterprise centres
For more information about each centre, including available units, visit the Portsmouth Enterprise Centres website.
Help to find a building, office or location for your business.
Business properties for rent or sale
Information on commercial properties available to rent or buy from the council.
This page pulls together information that is relevant to company size and specific industry sectors in the city.
Business with the council
On this page you will find different ways of doing business with the council, including advertising and graphic design services.
Big Screen Portsmouth
Find out about the Big Screen and how to advertise.
Bye laws - child employment
Guidance on the legislation and bye-laws regarding children in work.
Business continuity - in an emergency
Emergency continuity advice for local businesses.
Information on business rates, sometimes known as non-domestic rates.
Business rates FOI requests
On this page you will find links to all the building service pages on our website.
Building control services
Information on how the building control service regulations ensures work is completed within building regulations.
Building control starting work site
Information regarding site inspections prior to building work commencement.
Brownfield land register
The purpose of the register is to provide house builders with up to date information on sites that are available for housing.
Information on bed bug treatment and contact details for our pest control service
Bees and swarms
Information on bees and answers to your questions on them.
Burst water mains
Portsmouth Water supplies water to the city, and is responsible for all pipework up to and including the stopcock.
Information on behaviour management resources and services.
Being a parent
Information on the support available to you before and after your child arrives.
Benefits and entitlements
Financial help for families
Buying a council property
Information and advice about buying your home
Beach and seafront
Facilities available on and near Portsmouth seafront.
Baffins Pond and Tangier Field
Information about Baffins Pond and Tangier Field.
BMX and skate facilities
A list of BMX and skate facilities in the city.
Borrowing and returning items
Information about borrowing and returning books and other items from Portsmouth libraries
Business information in Central Library
Find out about business information available at the Central Library.
Bus lane enforcement
Information about what happens if you're caught driving in a bus lane by enforcement cameras.
Guidance and advice on business waste in the city of Portsmouth.
Becoming a childminder
Information about registering as a childminder, and support through the process
Beware of lurking trolls!
Important information about keeping children safe online.
Information on English Heritage blue plaques in Portsmouth.
Budget consultation thank you
Thank you for taking part in the budget consultation.
Business advice and grants - coronavirus information
Support for your Portsmouth business during the coronavirus pandemic. Find information about grants, business rates support and re-opening guidance.
Business rates - coronavirus information
Information about support affecting business rates for Portsmouth businesses, including grant funds and support schemes.
Business re-opening guidance
As Portsmouth businesses start re-opening, it is important that they follow the Government’s latest guidance. View the latest information.
Business support - coronavirus information
Information for Portsmouth businesses on grants, loans, funding and support during the coronavirus pandemic.