A space to create, collaborate, and connect.

Located by the sea in the stunning Royal William Yard, Plymouth, Ocean Studios is a creative space for artists, creatives and makers. The historic building offers creative co-work, meeting rooms, event spaces and specialist facilities and boasts a bright and beautiful café space.

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Our facilities at Ocean Studios include:

  • Individual maker studios and creative spaces
  • Shared Artist Studios – Print making, jewellery, ceramics, photo studio
  • Creative co-work and hot desks
  • Meeting rooms
  • Event Spaces
  • Café and shop
  • Exhibition space

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Café opening times

Monday: 8:30am-5pm
Tuesday: 8:30am-5pm
Wednesday: 8:30am-5pm
Thursday: 8:30am-8pm
Friday 8:30am-5pm
Saturday – Sunday: 10am-5pm

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How to find us

Ocean Studios, The Factory Cooperage, Royal William Yard, Plymouth PL1 3RP. Find us at The Factory Cooperage, Just beyond Pho, with the red telephone box outside.

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There are plenty of Pay and Display car parking spaces at Royal William Yard.

Bike storage

Secure bike storage is available to Members and users of our studios, co-work, meeting rooms and event spaces.


Accessible parking on site.
Areas of uneven ground in some areas due to heritage restrictions.
Lift access to upper floors.
Disabled toilet facilities available downstairs and upstairs.

Heritage Restrictions

Whilst we work to ensure the building is fully accessible to all, we are limited by the heritage building and land in which we work. The listed building and historic location have certain constraints which unfortunately we cannot avoid or adapt.

Where possible we have improved accessibility by ensuring lift access is available however please be aware that areas of Royal William Yard and our buildings has uneven ground and narrow steps with may limit access to wheelchairs and prams. For further information please contact us or whilst visiting Ocean Studios please speak to a member of staff.

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