The Pavilions is the largest purpose-built entertainment, concert and conference centre in the south west peninsula, with an 1,800sqm versatile arena allowing a range of formats to suit any requirements. The arena can host a fully standing capacity of 4000, a fully seated capacity of 2,500 and several option in between, including a banquet capacity of 700 guests. Alongside the arena are two bars, one upstairs and one downstairs, 5 en-suite dressing rooms, 3 backstage rooms and staff to deliver the event. In addition to the arena, there is currently also an ice-rink, which hosts a variety of activities for all level of skater.

Plymouth Pavilions is the optimal venue in the region to host a complete range of events including conferences, exhibitions, catwalk shows and banquets. With the state of the art technical facilities, experienced staff and great location in the heart of Plymouth city centre, the Pavilions has the ability to lend itself to numerous functions.

The Pavilions is known for its large scale music concerts and comedy and in the past has hosted many elite acts such as One Direction, Ed Sheeran, Kanye West, Coldplay, Michael McIntyre, Artic Monkeys, Ricky Gervais, Oasis to name a few. In the calendar for 2022 are many top performers such as John Bishop, 5 Seconds of Summer, Craig David, Bastille, Diversity, and The Proclaimers.

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The Plymouth Pavilions site is zoned for new major development. The Plymouth & South West Devon Joint Local Plan 2014-2034 states that:

“Land at Bath Street East is allocated for a comprehensive mixed-use redevelopment. Uses which will be supported include residential, arena facilities, offices, small scale retail, hotel, leisure, cultural and community uses. Provision is made for 323 new homes.”

Key benefits

  • Large Versatile Arena suitable for a variety of functions
  • Great Acts from well known names to new stars
  • Site which is zoned for major new development

The location

The Pavillions is located on Millbay Road, in Plymouth City Centre, opposite the Duke of Cornwall Hotel