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©2019 Plymouth Postgraduate Medical Centre

Plymouth Post Graduate Medical Centre
Derriford Hospital
Derriford Road, 
Plymouth
PL6 8DH

Opening hours:  0800 - 1700 Mon - Thurs, 0800 - 1630 Friday 

(arrangements can be made for outside of normal hours)

BY CAR

From the South: 
The A38 Devon Expressway provides direct links between Plymouth and Exeter, the M5 and the rest of the UK's motorway network.  Derriford Hospital is one mile north of the A38, served by the A386 Tavistock Road, the main north/south route in and out of the city. From the M5 go directly onto the A38 continuing until the Manadon Junction Roundabout, then merge onto the A386 Tavistock Road (signposted Tavistock, Airport) which is a busy dual carriageway. Follow the signs for Derriford Hospital and turn right onto the site and use one of the available pay & display car parks as there is no available parking for course attendees directly outside PGMC, please see parking advice below.

The Plymouth Post Graduate Medical Centre is positioned directly at the rear of Derriford Hospital, virtually next door to the Freedom  Day Unit.  Follow signs past the maternity unit and down to the bottom of hill.   

From the West:
The A30 and A38 provide the two major road links from Cornwall to the A38 Devon Expressway.  At Tamar Bridge Roundabout take the first exit onto the A38 Devon Expressway continuing until the Manadon Junction Roundabout, then merge onto the A386 Tavistock Road (signposted Tavistock, Airport) which is a busy dual carriageway. Follow the signs for Derriford Hospital and turn right onto the site.  Use one of the available pay & display car parks as there is no available parking for course attendees directly outside PGMC, please see parking advice below.

 

CAR PARKING

There are just over 1000 car parking spaces for patients and visitors at Derriford Hospital. The Trust’s policy is to reserve as much car parking as possible for patients and visitors next to the hospital whilst offering staff the use of park and ride sites.    Pay and display parking charges apply 24 hours a day.

Disabled parking: Free parking for blue badge holders is only available in non barrier pay and display car parks, up to a maximum of 4 hours when parked in a marked disabled bay. The full charge is applicable in all other barrier controlled car parks. 

Parking charges (subject to change)

0 – 15 minutes Free

1 hour £1.20

1 – 2 hours £2.40

2 – 3 hours £3.60

3 – 4 hours £4.80

4 – 5 hours £6.00

5 – 6 hours £7.20

Over 6 hours £12.00

BY AIR

Exeter Airport is the nearest airport, located 45 miles from Plymouth. a taxi rank is located at the entrance to the airport. From the airport a taxi can be taken into Exeter City Centre, before cataching a train from Exeter St. David's Station.

BY RAIL

Plymouth Train Station is located within 20 minute taxi ride of the PGMC, a taxi rank is located at the entrance to the station.   It is on the main London to Penzance line, with hourly services to London Paddington and regular links to all major UK cities.