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How to get to Newham & The Port of Truro

Easy to get to by car

Newham & Port of Truro is located just off Morlaix Avenue (A390) on the edge of Truro City Centre. Take Newham Road off the roundabout between Garras Wharf car park and B&M Stores signposted Newham. Pass Aldi on your right and Tesco on your left and the area beyond is Newham marked by our distinctive Newham & Port of Truro signs. Most businesses provide car parking for their customers.

Bus services to Truro

Whilst there isn’t a bus service to Newham, Truro itself is well served by buses including services operated by First Devon & Cornwall and National Express. The bus station is on Green Street next to Lemon Quay. From here, it’s just a short walk under the subway by M&S which leads onto Garras Wharf Car Park adjacent to Tesco. Then you can use the riverside walk to access all the great businesses in Newham.


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Excellent train services

Truro's railway station is about 15 minutes’ walk from the beginning of Newham & Port of Truro or a 5 minute taxi ride. Truro is on the main line between Penzance and London Paddington, with direct connections to Plymouth, Edinburgh and the Midlands. Along this mainline, you can catch one of only two sleeper services in the UK. The Night Riviera Sleeper will take you from Penzance to London Paddington (and in the return direction) six nights a week.

Connecting to the main line at Truro station is the Maritime Line, a branch line which travels south to Falmouth, with stops at Perranwell, Penryn, Falmouth Town for the National Maritime Museum and Falmouth Docks.

For train departure times and timetables, go to the National Rail Enquiries website below or call 0845 484950. You can also download your guide to the Maritime Line (valid until 17 May) by clicking the following link: Take the Train: Your Guide to the Maritime Line.

Arrive by boat!

With a city whose name means "three rivers", a novel way of arriving at Newham & Port of Truro is by water. Regular ferry services run to/from Town Quay from Falmouth and St Mawes. Town Quay is situated a short walk from Garras Wharf car park, at the very beginning of Newham. To find out more have a look at the Fal River website.

For information, timetables and full details, contact:

Truro Harbour Office
Town Quay

01872 225346 / 224231

Walk or cycle to Newham & The Port of Truro

Newham & Port of Truro is part of the National Cycle Network and our riverside walk behind the offices on Newham Road is an attractive way to explore. From Lemon Quay in Truro City Centre, walk under the subway by M&S which leads onto Garras Wharf Car Park adjacent to Tesco. You can then pick up the riverside walk to the rear of Tesco which leads to the Gas Hill junction where a path takes you along a former railway line. Bear in mind that Newham is a very busy industrial estate so we urge you to exercise caution when accessing by foot or on cycle; only use the riverside paths or Newham Trail and bear in mind that currently, CORMAC have not installed any safety barriers as you cross the trail at Lighterage Hill.

Well served by local taxi services

Newham & Port of Truro is easily accessible by taxi from Truro railway station or City Centre. Truro has two taxi ranks which operate during the day, one on Boscawen Street next to Coinage Hall and another on Quay Street, a short walk from Lemon Quay.

At night, taxis can often be found in the Calenick Street area. Alternatively book one with one of the following Truro firms.

KC Taxis: 01872 272999

1 2 1 Taxis: 01872 263635

A 2 B Taxis: 01872 272989 / 321321 / 275000

A1 Taxis Of Truro: 01872 275981

Avacab: 01872 241214

Roseland Taxis: 01872 501001

Saffron Taxis: 01872 263302, 07748 372536

Spike’s Taxis: 0800 0286009

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