Due to open in 2020 the Market Hall is a new kind of digital hub. Situated in Devonport, Plymouth city’s transformational docklands, the Market Hall will be a world class centre for digital, research, enterprise and culture. Drawing DNA from across the globe the 22,500sf space will bring together four central elements:
- 3000 square foot of bespoke-quality office, lab and teaching space for a range digital creative companies and organisations;
- a cultural, corporate events space with a seating for up to 350 people and an expo capacity of 600, with multiple adjoining breakout spaces and café bar;
- a digital visitor experience of touring programmes, screen and installation based work and programmed activity to the enlighten the eager and entertain the expert; and
- an exciting and engaging education and outreach learning programme for all. Both on and offsite, for communities, companies and schools, creating a unique learning pipeline from primary through to industry.
Echoing Devonport’s rich naval global heritage of technical and social innovation the Grade II listed Market Hall is part of the city’s central west end PL1 destination, offering coach and car parking with over 50 spaces. With excellent road, rail and bus transport links the Market Hall is immediately adjacent to the region’s enterprise zone at South Yard, the new marine industries research, innovation, production and deployment site.