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In line with UK Government guidance, we have suspended all face-to-face teaching and the campus will be closed from Friday 20 March until further notice. Please continue to check your college email for regular updates.

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Getting Here

Updated 19 March 2020:

Plymouth College of Art has suspended face-to-face teaching and has closed Plymouth Arts Cinema, The Gallery, Short Courses and Young Arts. Please visit www.plymouthart.ac.uk/coronavirus for further information.  

  • All face-to-face teaching suspended from 6pm on Wednesday 18 March.
  • All resources, workshops and Library closed from 4pm on Thursday 19 March, self-directed work continues until after the Easter break.
  • Friday 20 March the College is OPEN TO STAFF ONLY until 4pm.
  • From Saturday 21 March the College campus will be closed to staff and students until after the Easter break (14 April for Pre-Degree and 20 April for undergraduate and postgraduate). We will no longer be accepting any physical student submissions on Monday 23 March. We are still encouraging digital submission wherever possible.

Find out more about Plymouth College of Art without visiting in person:

We highly recommend taking a 360 virtual tour, to get a feel for what life is really like at a specialist, independent art school. You can view our light airy studios and industry-standard workshops on your computer or phone. We also have more information on Facilities & LABS, local culture, the Students' Union and more throughout our website.

You can explore our range of undergraduate, pre-degree and postgraduate study options online. For more info on our college campus and local community, why not download a digital copy of our prospectus?

Don’t forget to follow our social media for daily updates on college life and student work too:

Twitter: @PlymouthArt
Facebook: /PlymouthCollegeofArt
Instagram: @PlymouthCollegeofArt

 

Plymouth is the gateway to the South West.  Known as Britain's Ocean City, we are served by a main Great Western Railway link from London Paddington and by Cross Country Trains north to the Midlands and Scotland.  There are frequent services from Newton Abbot, Torbay, North Cornwall and North Devon.

Undergraduate & Postgraduate Campus

Plymouth College of Art
Tavistock Place
Plymouth
PL4 8AT
+44 (0)1752 203434

enquiries@pca.ac.uk

If you are traveling via car, enter the postcode PL4 8AT into your SatNav.  The nearest car parks can be found at Regent Street Car Park just next door to our campus, and the Drake Circus Shopping Centre just across the road. There is also a limited amount of on-street parking on Regent Street. We have limited parking for disabled access only at Tavistock Place.

The M5 motorway from Bristol continues from Exeter to Plymouth as the A38 Expressway, giving uninterrupted motorway access to the city from London, Wales, the North and Scotland and continues into Cornwall.

Exeter Airport is less than an hour away and there are ferry services from the Plymouth International Ferryport from France, Spain and Ireland.

National ExpressMegabus and South West Falcon coaches travel to Plymouth Coach Station from many areas of the UK. The college is just five minutes walk from the coach station, which is situated on Armada Way.

Plymouth train station is a ten-minute walk from our main Tavistock Place campus.

Opening Times*:
Monday-Thursday    8am-9pm
Friday                       8am-6pm
Saturday                   8.30am-2pm
Sunday                     Closed

Reception Opening Times*:
Monday-Thursday    8am-6:30pm
Friday                        8am-4:30pm
Saturday                   10am-2pm
Sunday                     Closed

*Holiday and Half-Term hours may vary. Please contact us for details.

Summer 2019 Opening Times:
Monday-Friday          8:30am-6pm
Saturday-Sunday      Closed
 

Pre-Degree Campus

Palace Court
Buckwell Street
Plymouth
Devon
PL1 2DA
+44 (0)1752 203434

enquiries@pca.ac.uk

If you are traveling via car, enter the postcode PL1 2DA into your SatNav. Exeter Airport is less than an hour away and there are ferry services from the Plymouth International Ferryport from France, Spain and Ireland.

National ExpressMegabus and South West Falcon coaches travel to Plymouth Coach Station from many areas of the UK. Palace Court is a ten-minute walk from the coach station.

Plymouth Train Station is a 15-minute walk from our Palace Court campus.

Palace Studios - Foundation Diploma in Art & Design campus

Palace Studios
Buckwell Street
Plymouth
Devon
PL1 2DA
+44 (0)1752 203434

enquiries@pca.ac.uk

If you are traveling via car, enter the postcode PL1 2DA into your SatNav. Exeter airport is less than an hour away and there are ferry services from the Plymouth International Ferryport from France, Spain and Ireland.

National ExpressMegabus and South West Falcon coaches travel to Plymouth Coach Station from many areas of the UK. Palace Court is less than ten minutes from the coach station.

Plymouth train station is a 15-minute walk from our Palace Studios campus.

Need more help?

We'll always try to schedule a visit to suit your travel arrangements - visit our Book a tour page for more information. We are happy to recommend local places to stay or visit in and around Plymouth. Call us on +44 (0)1752 203434 for more information.

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