Commercial

I'm interested in renting a display area within Drake Circus. Who do I contact for more information?

SpaceandPeople PLC manages commercial space within Drake Circus. Founded in 2000, the company has a wealth of experience matching brands, promoters and retailers with the right locations.  SpaceandPeople adds vitality and enhances the customer experience in venues, resulting in placements that deliver success and raise brand awareness. For more information on how to book Drake Circus, please contact SpaceandPeople by email or phone 0845 241 8215.

 

Who should I contact to discuss leasing one of your retail units?

For any enquiries relating to leasing a unit, please contact James Martin at Smith Young, our letting agent, by email (james.martin@smithyoung.co.uk) or phone on 0114 256 8089.

 

I'm interested in organising a charity event and/or charity collection. Who do I contact for more information?

Drake Circus Plymouth heavily supports four chosen charities per year, which have been selected by our team. All of our focus and effort goes into supporting these charities and we unfortunately cannot accept any other charity requests.

 

Who do I need to contact to carry out maintenance work within the Centre?

Please email our Technical Services Manager, James Farley, with regards to any on-site maintenance work. Alternatively, you can email Technical Services, or call reception on 01752 223030.

 

I would like to take pictures or carry out surveys within the Centre. Who do I contact for more information?

Please contact Centre Management and place all requests in writing, giving as much detail as possible, and a member of staff will contact you. For information about the shopping centre, please contact our receptionist on 01752 223030, or drop us an e-mail.

 

Who do I contact to discuss advertising within the Centre?

We have opportunities with lift advertising and screen advertising.

 

Digital Screen Advertising - Clear Channel

Advertise on our portrait digital screens located throughout Drake Circus. With full-motion display, all sites are strategically located in high footfall, prominent locations for maximum impact. 

For information on booking advertising space on Clear Channel digital screens around the centre please contact:

0161 888 1857

Webenquiries@clearchannel.co.uk

www.clearchanneldirect.co.uk

 

Lift Advertising 

Limited Space  01202 708 884

www.limited-space.com

For any other advertising enquiries please e-mail us

 

Who do I contact regarding any PR related enquiries?

For all PR enquiries, please contact Onshore Communications on 01752 262 432. Out of hours please contact Simon Whittam on 0207 873 2316.

General Opening Times

Monday
09:30
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19:00
Tuesday
09:30
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19:00
Wednesday
09:30
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19:00
Thursday
09:30
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20:00
Friday
09:30
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19:00
Saturday
09:30
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19:00
Sunday
11:00
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17:00

Store opening times at Drake Circus Plymouth may vary. Food will be open later – please check retailer websites for further details. Please note the centre will be closed on Easter Day and Christmas Day. 

Please note that some retailers may vary from these times.

Search below for the shop details or view the full list of retailers

Getting here

Drake Circus
1 Charles Street
Plymouth
Devon
PL1 1EA
01752 223030
  • Car

    Drake Circus car park is situated off Charles Street.  It's clearly signposted via the city centre car park messaging system.  The postcode for Drake Circus is PL1 1EA.

  • Train

    Drake Circus is a 10 minute walk from the station and there are regular bus services to and from Plymouth train station.  Taxi stands can be found at Old Town Street. 

  • Bus

    Plymouth City Centre is served by Citybus and Stagecoach.  All operate in most areas of Devon and Cornwall.  There are many bus stops situated on Charles Street, all giving direct access to Drake Circus. Plymouth Coach Station is a 0.3 miles’ walk away from the centre.  Plymouth also operates a park and ride scheme with car parks at Coypool, Milehouse, and George junction.  For more help, contact www.plymouth.gov.uk

Facilities

ATMs are located on the Lower Mall and at the Food Court

Our car park is open from 6.30am - 1am.

There are 1,270 parking spaces including bays for disabled drivers and parents with children situated on Levels 1, 2 and 3. Please note, disabled spaces are for blue badge holders only and you must display your badge. There is a 2m height restriction for the car park.

Up to 2 hours: £2.80
2-3 hours: £4.00
3-4 hours: £5.00
4-5 hours: £6.00
5-6 hours: £7.00
6-24 hours: £12.00


Customers can park for £1 if arriving after 5pm and leaving before the car park closes.

You can also park overnight from 5.00pm until 10.00am the following day for £5. 

We are proud that our car park has been issued the Park Mark, an award given by the Police for achieving the standards of the Safer Parking Scheme, designed to reduce crime in car parks.

The nearest car parks for accessible vehicles over 2m are St Andrew St/Whimple Street, Guildhall and North Hill.

Information Pods featuring live bus timetables and electronic centre guides are located throughout the centre

Children's rides are located on all levels apart from Car Park Level 2

We have installed the award winning, secure device charging system Chargebox at Drake Circus.

Chargebox provides a secure and private way to charge your devices. It's simple, reliable, convenient and it's FREE!

You can find the Chargebox units on the food court level near to the toilets.  

Photo booths are located on the Lower Mall, Old Town Street and on Car Park Level 2

Recycling facilities are located throughout the centre

There are more than 400 car park spaces and five electric car charging points located within The Barcode car park.

The opening hours for the car park are:

Monday: 8am - 1.15am
Tuesday: 8am - 1.15am
Wednesday: 8am - 1.15am
Thursday: 8am - 1.15am
Friday: 8am - 3.30am
Saturday: 8am - 3.30am
Sunday: 8am - 1.15am

Click here for parking tariffs 

Public toilets are available on the Lower Mall and at the Food Court. 

We also have a special care room which has specialist equipment for disabled people.

 

Accessibility

We are registered with Changing Places, offering an accessible care room for customers who need it. This includes an adjustable height bench, peninsular toilet, hoist and adjustable wash facilities. Our care room can be found within the food court facilities on the first floor.

Drake Circus offers step-free access and easy-to-use lift facilities to all levels

In order to hire a scooter or wheelchair from the team at Drake Circus, customers must be members of Shopmobility already.

To register, visit: Access Plymouth, Mayflower East Car Park, Mayflower Street, Plymouth, PL1 1QJ. More info is available on the website: http://www.accessplymouth.co.uk/

When registering, there is a 12 month registration fee of £12. For more information, call 01752 600633. 

When visiting Drake Circus, powered scooters and manual wheelchairs are available to hire at the centre on Level 2 of the car park. There is a £4 usage charge and only registered members can hire powered scooters. 

Services

A number of stores within Drake Circus offer a Click & Collect service - please see individual store pages under the 'Shops' tab for more information.

The Drake Circus Gift Card is available to purchase all year round and you can purchase from the Customer Service Desk on the First Floor, Food Court Level in the Centre (Monday – Friday) or from the Customer Service Desk on the Lower Mall (weekends).

Gift card amounts range from £5 up to £500 and are accepted in ALL shops within Drake Circus and Drake Circus The Barcode as well as the following outside the Centre on Old Town Street:
Cotswold, Vodafone, Ann Summers, Game, Billabong and Warren James

Cards are NOT ACCEPTED in the following shops:
EE, Regus, Krispy Kreme, 3 Store, Number One Currency, O2, Sky and Cineworld

To purchase a Gift Card online, click here

Lost & Found is located at our Customer Service Desk at the Food Court

Free Wi-Fi available throughout Drake Circus

Download centre map