Our student night is back!

Open Today

09:00 - 18:00

Calling all students! Fancy bagging loads of great bargains with up to 25% off at loads of your favourite stores? Of course you do!

Join us right here at Drake Circus Shopping Centre, from 6.30pm - 9pm on Tuesday 25th September for our exclusive student Golden Giveaway night. 

We'll have live entertainment (keep your eyes peeled for further information!), exclusive discounts and a Grab-A-Giftcard machine. Stores will be randomly giving out tokens for the machine - if you get one, you'll have 30 seconds to try and grab a golden ticket from the machine. If you're successful, you'll receive a Drake Circus gift card!

What's more, a selection of lucky shoppers will be randomly picked on the night to receive a Golden Ticket while you're making a purchase. There are some amazing prizes up for grabs - from £100 gift vouchers to the chance to have your purchase paid for you. All you have to do is head to the student night, shop 'til you drop, and keep your fingers crossed that we pick you! The prizes on offer are:

Topshop – your purchase paid for! (T&Cs apply)

Topman – your purchase paid for! (T&Cs apply)

Boux Avenue - £50

Jack Wills - £50

Cath Kidston - £100

Animal - £100

Pandora - £50

Drakes Jewellers - £50

Terms and conditions apply for the Golden Ticket giveaway.

  • Accessorize - 20% off
  • Animal - 25% off
  • Ann Summers -25% off
  • Billabong - 15% off
  • Bill's - 20% off
  • Boots - 10% off
  • Boux Avenue - 20% off, free goody bag with £50 spend
  • Cath Kidston - 20% off (excluding Disney X Cath Kidston)
  • Claire's - 20% off
  • Drakes Fine Jewellers - 15% off
  • Fat Face - 20% off
  • Foot Asylum - 20% off
  • Fuel Juice – 50% off all regular drinks 
  • GAME - 10% off on software and accessories, 5% off on phones (excluding sale items and hardware)
  • H&M - 20% off with a £30+ spend
  • HMV - 10% off
  • Hotel Chocolat - 10% off and ice cream for £2
  • Jack Wills - 25% off
  • Joules - 20% off
  • Krispy Kreme - 20% off
  • Mountain Warehouse - 15% off
  • Mr Pretzel - Selected pretzels £2.95
  • New Look - 20% off
  • Next - 10% off Lipsy only
  • Number One Currency - Enhanced rates of exchange
  • Pandora - 15% off
  • Paperchase - 15% off and free goody bag with £15 spend
  • River Island - 20% off.
  • Quiz - 20% off
  • Schuh - 20% off
  • Skinny Dip - 25% off
  • Sole Trader - 20% off
  • Starbucks - 10% off
  • Superdry - 20% off
  • The Fragrance Shop - 15% off
  • The Perfume Shop - 15% off
  • Tiger - 20% off
  • Topman - 20% off
  • Topshop - 20% off
  • Waterstones - 10% off (non-discounted items)
  • YO!Sushi - 25% off

Burger King, JDSports, Clintons, Primark and Next will all be open on the night too. 

Terms and conditions and exclusions apply. All offers are subject to retailers’ discretion and on presentation of a valid student ID. Student ID requirements may vary by retailer. See individual stores for full details. Goody bags are subject to availability.


General opening times

Bank Holiday Monday
Christmas Day
Easter Day

Store opening times may vary. Food will be open later – please check retailer websites for further details.

Additional opening times

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
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


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

Our Drake Circus Plymouth car park is open from 6.30am - Midnight.

There are 1,270 parking spaces including bays for disabled drivers and parents with children situated on Levels 1, 2 and 3. Please note that 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

Park for just £4 if arriving at 4pm and leaving before midnight. 

You can also park overnight from 5.00pm until 10.00am the following day for £5. You must arrive after 5.00pm and leave before 10.00am.

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

You can buy Drake Circus Gift Cards from the Customer Service desk which is located on the Food Court / Car Park Level 1 in the centre, or if you would prefer to purchase online, then please click here.

Gift card amounts available to purchase range from £5 up to £500, and you will be able to use the gift cards in all shops at Drake Circus with the exception of EE, Spud-u-like, Fuel Juice, Regus and Krispy Kreme.

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

At Drake Circus, we are proud to have won Loo of the Year Award every year running since opening. 

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.



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 £3 usage charge and only registered members can hire powered scooters. 


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

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

Free BT Wi-Fi available throughout Drake Circus

Download centre map