Plymouth - British Red Cross Centre

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British Red Cross
Plymouth Public Dispensary
18 Catherine Street

Phone icon 0344 871 8000

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From the A38 exit at the A38 at Marsh Mills and follow signs to City Centre. Turn left at Cattedown roundabout and follow signs to the Barbica. At the mini roundabout, turn left and follow the road. You will see a ‘British Red Cross’ signpost approximately 200 yards after the first set of traffic lights directing you right onto Princess . Follow the signs and you will arrive at the Dispensary.

From Torpoint ferry / Stonehouse / Devonport follow signs to city centre heading down Union Street, take the third exit from Derry’s Cross roundabout, following signs for the Theatre Royal car park. Go past the turning for the car park and turn left onto Athenaeum Place (left at the ‘Private Shop’!) follow this road, it will veer to the left and you will see the dispensary on your left.

From Mutley/Derriford/Crownhill follow signs to city centre heading down Western approach, cross the box junction and head past The Crescent. Follow the road for approximately 400 yds. and you will see a ‘British Red Cross’ signpost directing you left on to Princess Street Ope. Follow the signs and you will arrive at the Dispensary.

Due to restrictions at the venue, the parking spaces on-site are designated for staff use only. However, there are a number of pay and display car parks within the immediate vicinity.

Public transport
For information on the Park & Ride service please visit the Plymouth City Council website. If you wish to travel by bicycle please ask at the reception desk for the key to the back yard where there is a bike shed. For further public transport information please contact your local provider. 

Food and drink
Tea and coffee facilities are available on-site, however, please note that lunch is not provided. We recommend making your own arrangements such as bringing a packed lunch or purchasing from local amenities if available.