Our Impressions of Plymouth Pavilions
The Raiders home court is at the Plymouth Pavilions, the premier leisure and entertainment venue in the South West of England. With its state-of-the-art technical facilities it provides the ideal environment for the basketball enthusiast. The result being that Raiders play their games to packed houses with in some instances games sold out weeks before the event.
It seats up to 1500 for basketball and offers function and meeting rooms to host up to 230 guests.
The Plymouth Pavilions hosts a swimming pool, ice rink and cafeteria and is also a concert venue having hosted bands such as Oasis, Manic Street Preachers and Toploader. It is regarded as the number one basket venue in the country and often sells out to crowds of 1,500.
Directions to Plymouth Pavilions
Which ever way you come into the city you will find the Pavilions clearly sign posted. Just follow the signs for the city centre. When you are near the city centre follow the brown tourist signs marked 'Pavilions'. There are two car parks in close proximity to the Pavilions. The Pavilions' own car park has space for 180 cars. Alternatively the Western Approach car park is linked via a bridge to the venue. If using this car park in the evening, make sure you use floors 3 and above.
Local Area around Plymouth Pavilions
The Pavilions is just a moments walk from Plymouth City Centre and in the opposite direction from the cities historic Plymouth Hoe and the Barbican.