Spike Print Studio
Spike Island
133 Cumberland Road, Bristol BS1 6UX
United Kingdom

Please ring the studio Monday – Thursday between 9.30-12.30 to speak with a member of staff.  Please leave an message outside these times  and we will get back to you.

 Visiting the studio:  Please do not turn up at the studio expecting to look around – you must arrange this beforehand with a member of  staff.

Tel 0117 929 0135
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On foot

Spike Print Studio, Spike Island is an approximately 15-minute walk from the city centre and from Temple Meads railway station.

  • Turn right behind Arnolfini and walk over the Prince Street Bridge.
  • Walk along the harbour past M Shed and Maritime Heritage Centre.
  • At the SS Great Britain car park, turn left onto Gas Ferry Road and walk to the junction with Cumberland Road.
  • Turn right and walk a few metres and Spike Island is on your right.

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By boat

The Bristol Ferry Company provides services from various points around Bristol and runs every 40 minutes but check timetables.

There is also a harbour crossing ferry that leaves from opposite the SS Great Britain.

By car

From the city centre, follow Prince Street over the bridge behind Arnolfini and turn right onto Cumberland Road at the mini-roundabout. Spike Island is approximately 0.5 miles on the right. From other directions, follow brown signs to SS Great Britain.

Parking meters are in operation in the area.

From Monday to Friday, between 10am and 4.30pm and Saturday between 9am and 7pm, parking is free for the first 30 minutes and £1.00 per hour for up to 3 hours. You don’t need a ticket on Bank Holidays. A pay and display car park is also available just off of Gas Ferry Road.

There are three blue badge spaces available directly outside the main entrance of Spike Island.

By bus

The A1 service (Bristol Flyer) runs between Bristol Airport, Ashton Gate, Spike Island, Bristol Temple Meads and Bristol Bus Station.

The M2 Metrobus serves Long Ashton Park & Ride, Ashton Vale, Ashton Gate, Cumberland Basin, Spike Island, Redcliff Hill, Bristol Temple Meads, Cabot Circus and Broadmead.


Cycle stands outside Spike Island.

Spike Island is an international arts centre – a public space where people can discover and connect with art, feel inspired, and learn something new or unexpected.