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Drake Circus 1 Charles Street, Plymouth, PL1 1EA

Key Points

  • Retailer offer includes Apple, Superdry, Fat Face, M&S, Next, Schuh and Primark.
  • Undergoing a 100,000 sq ft Leisure Development which will be open Summer 2018.
  • Plymouth has the 9th largest university in the UK and attracts 3.4m tourist visitors per annum.


Drake Circus our South West Regional Centre and is home to over 70 retail and leisure units. It encompasses 560,000 sq ft of retail and leisure space, with occupiers including Apple, Superdry, Fat Face, M&S, Next, Schuh and Primark.

There are a number of restaurants and cafes, including Yo! Sushi, Costa, Starbucks and Ed’s Diner with future plans for a new leisure scheme to sit adjacent to the Centre.

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Drake Circus is located in the south west of England, in the heart of Plymouth city centre. It is situated on the A374 (Charles Street) and is a 10 minute walk from Plymouth train station, with a regular bus service running between the station and the Centre.

Class Usage


Anchor Tenants

Marks & Spencer, Next, Primark

Total Units



British Land


Parking Spaces



Footfall: 17 million per year

Average dwell time: 59 minutes

Average spend: £53

Average visitor frequency: 59 visits per year



Over 60 team members WorldHost customer service and Dementia Friendly trained.

1,200 schoolchildren took part in water-based educational sessions over three years, through our support for local children's sailing charity Horizons.

1,030 children have taken part in fun, educational literacy events at Drake Circus since 2011, through our partnership with the National Literacy Trust.

14% less energy use since 2012, saving occupiers £68,500 and cutting carbon by almost 200 tonnes.

1,900 tonnes of waste recycled over five years.

More than 20 unemployed young people have benefited from retail training at Drake Circus over two years, with 14 moving into work and other positive outcomes soon afterwards.

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All the above information and descriptions (whether in the text, plans or photographs) are given in good faith but should not be relied upon as being a statement of representation or fact. Any areas, measurements or distances referred to are approximate only.

Site Plan

{{title}} 1 Charles Street, Plymouth, PL1 1EA

Use Class
Unit 1, Lower Floor Primark
Unit 2, Lower Floor Pandora
Unit 3, Lower Floor Costa
Unit 4, Lower Floor Tiger
Unit 5, Lower Floor Mountain Warehouse
Unit 6, Lower Floor Ernest Jones
Unit 7, Lower Floor Animal
Unit 8, Lower Floor Carphone Warehouse
Unit 9, Lower Floor Clintons
Unit 10, Lower Floor HMV
Unit 11, Lower Floor The Fragrance Shop
Unit 12, Lower Floor Fraser Hart
Unit 13, Lower Floor Holland & Barrett
Unit 24, Old Town Street O2
Unit 22, Old Town Street Game
Unit 20, Old Town Street Build-A-Bear Workshop
Unit 18, Old Town Street Billabong
Unit 23, Old Town Street Vodafone
Unit 23A, Old Town Street Vodafone
Unit 25, Old Town Street Cotswold Outdoor
Unit 25A, Old Town Street Skinnydip
Unit 27, Old Town Street EE
Unit 2, New George Street Warren James
Unit 2A, New George Street Hays Travel
Unit 4, New George Street White Stuff
Unit 6, New George Street Ann Summers
Unit 1, Cornwall Street Marks & Spencer
Unit 14, Lower Floor Waterstones
Unit 15-16, Lower Floor Boots
Unit 17-18, Lower Floor New Look
Unit 19B, Lower Floor To be Lush
Unit 19A, Lower Floor To Let
Unit 21A, Lower Floor No1 Currency
Unit 21, Lower Floor McColls Newsagents
Unit 22, Lower Floor Claire's Accessories
Unit 23, Lower Floor The Perfume Shop
Unit 24, Lower Floor Hotel Chocolat
Unit 25, Lower Floor Starbucks
RMU1, Lower Floor To Let
RMU2, Lower Floor Krispy Kreme
RMU3, Lower Floor Sky Retail
RMU4, Lower Floor Mobile Bitz
RMU5, Lower Floor Mr Pretzel
Unit 1, Cornwall Street (Upper Floor) Marks & Spencer
Unit 13, Upper Floor H&M
Unit 36, Upper Floor Apple
Unit 35, Upper Floor JD Sports
Unit 34A, Upper Floor Schuh Kids
Unit 34, Upper Floor Boux Avenue
Unit 33, Upper Floor Schuh
Unit 32, Upper Floor Quiz
Unit 31, Upper Floor Paperchase
Unit 30, Upper Floor FootAsylum
Unit 29, Upper Floor Cath Kidston
Unit 28, Upper Floor To Let
Unit 27, Upper Floor Three Mobile
Unit 26, Upper Floor Next
Unit 37, Upper Floor Bills Restaurants Ltd
Unit 38, Upper Floor Sunglass Hut
Unit 38A, Upper Floor Jack Wills 2,850 sq ft
Unit 39, Upper Floor Joules
Unit 40, Upper Floor Monsoon
Unit 41, Upper Floor Superdry
Unit 42, Upper Floor Fat Face
Unit 43-44, Upper Floor Topshop / Topman
Unit 45, Upper Floor River Island
Unit 46, Upper Floor STA Travel
Unit 47, Upper Floor To Let
Unit 48, Upper Floor Smiggle
Unit 49, Upper Floor Lovisa
Unit 50-53, Upper Floor Drakes Fine Jewellers
Kiosk A & RSU29, Upper Floor Yo! Sushi
Unit 26, First Floor Next
Unit 53, First Floor Regus Ltd
Unit 54, First Floor The Entertainer
Unit 55, First Floor Burger King
Unit 56, First Floor Spudulike
Unit 57, First Floor American Fruity
Unit 58, First Floor Cafe Curva
Proposed Mall Infill Proposed Unit
Car Park Level 2 Shopmobility
Unit 1-3, New George Street Costa
Unit 5-7, New George Street Fone World
Unit 9, New George Street To Let
Unit 11, New George Street Size?
Unit 15-17, New George Street McDonald's
Unit 19, New George Street To Let
Unit 29-31, New George Street Tesco Metro / Argos
Unit 33, New George Street To Let
Unit 35, New George Street To Let
Unit 35A, New George Street To Let
Unit 37, New George Street Menkind
Unit 38, New George Steet Ann Summers
Unit 39, New George Street White Stuff
Unit 40, New George Street Hays Travel
Unit 41, New George Street Warren James
Unit 42A, New George Street Vodafone
Unit 42B, New George Street Vodafone
Unit 43, New George Street Cotswold Outdoor
Unit 44, New George Street Skinnydip
Unit 39-43, Royal Parade House of Fraser
Unit 38, Royal Place Friary Mill Bakery
Unit 36, Royal Parade Tech Outlet
Unit 34, Royal Parade Foot Solutions
Unit 32, Royal Parade Plymouth City Bus Travel Center
Unit 30, Royal Parade Greggs
Unit 26-28, Royal Parade TK Maxx
Unit 16-22, Royal Parade Debenhams
Unit 12-14, Royal Parade The Brass Monkey Bar
Unit 8-10, Royal Parade Lloyds Bank
Unit 4-6, Royal Parade Dreams
Unit 2, Royal Parade H Samuel
Unit 3, St Andrews Cross Roundabout Londis
Unit 1, Old Town Street Hush Coffee
Unit 3, Old Town Street Warrens Bakery
Unit 5, Old Town Street To Let
Unit 7-9, Old Town Street Thomas Cook
Unit 11, Old Town Street To Let
Unit 13, Old Town Street Subway
Unit 15-17, Old Town Street Nando's
Unit 19-21, Old Town Street Hubbox
Mall Kiosk To Let

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