Winchester Combined Court Centre

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Winchester Combined Court Centre

Winchester Combined Court Centre [1] is a law court in Winchester, Hampshire, England built in the mid 1970s.[2] It is owned and operated by HM Courts & Tribunals Service. The most high-profile cases to be heard there are that of Rose West murder trial in 1995,[3] and the 6 members of the Provisional IRA, who were convicted amongst heavy security in the Great Hall of causing 2 bomb explosions injuring 216 people in central London that March.[4]

The centre up-until the mid 1990s also contained magistrate courts, and these temporally returned in 2011 whilst the court building in Basingstoke were undergoing a refurbishment.[5]

Coordinates: 51°03′45″N 1°19′09″W / 51.062512°N 1.319077°W / 51.062512; -1.319077


  1. ^ "Court information". HM Courts & Tribunals Service. Retrieved 15 September 2013. 
  2. ^ "Crane lined up for court refurbishment". Hampshire Chronicle. 22 February 2008. Retrieved 12 December 2012. 
  3. ^ Masters, Brian (9 September 2011). "Fred West's final crime". The Guardian. Retrieved 12 December 2012. 
  4. ^ Borrell Clive; Christopher Walker (Nov 15, 1973). "Hostage threat as IRA eight are convicted in London bombs trial" (JPEG). The Times. p. 1. Retrieved 12 December 2012. 
  5. ^ Napier, Andrew (2 October 2011). "Magistrates court reopens in Winchester". Hampshire Chronicle. Retrieved 12 December 2012.