Cosham High Street is the traditional home of shopping in Cosham, it runs from Cosham Railway Station, north up towards Havant Road.
The shops and businesses at Cosham High Street are a traditional mix of approximately 200 traders including a Post Office, bakers, greengrocers and much more.
Markets are often held in the northern pedestrianised section of the High Street.
Cosham has been a part of the City of Portsmouth since 1920 when the boundaries were extended and the High Street has always been the hub of trade and shopping in the area. Cosham has excellent transport links, the railway station, bus routes, A3 and motorway are all just minutes away.
Stretching from the railway crossing at Cosham Station up to the Havant Road at the northern end, the High Street is home to approximately 200 businesses, including shops,
banks, building societies, doctors surgeries, a health centre and dental practices.
Monday is market day in Cosham High Street when additional market traders and stalls line the top pedestrianised section of the High Street offering even more choice and variety.
There are still some of the original family businesses operating in Cosham High Street, for example Christophers Shoes first opened for business on the High Street in 1910 and they are still here today.
Three generations of the family have now run the shop in Cosham High Street and in Kingston Road North End.