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Beckly Centre - Routeways

Beckly is a Routeways project that enables disabled children and young people to participate in and enjoy positive inclusive and fun social activities in a friendly, caring and supportive environment based at the accessible premises at Radford, Plymstock, Plymouth. 

Beckly also facilitates short breaks for families and carers which support the well being of the whole family.

Regular weekend and evening activity sessions through the year with additional weekday playscheme sessions during all the school holidays offering opportunities to join in, in small groups, with a wide range of play, social and practical activities both at Beckly and in the wider community.

All activities and session are OPEN access to all and are available to those living in Plymouth and all of the surrounding areas with an age range from 6 to 25 years in mixed ability/ capacity / age groups.

Evening Sessions are run on a drop in basis but for Weekend and Holiday Playschemes then pre registration and advance booking are essential

Beckly is able to cater for a broad spectrum of additional or special requirements, disabilities and conditions and services provided can include personal care and in house one to one support is available.

Who to contact

Contact Name
Vicki Eastman
Contact Position
01752 484433
07780 662391

Where to go

The Beckly Centre
Mayers Way
Hooe Road
  • Accessible premises in semi rural position near Radford Woods and Coast, 
  • Well resourced building with soft play and sensory areas, good range of play equipment, kitchen and outside play areas
  • On Number 2B bus route from City Cenre
  • Parking nearby
  • Changing room with over head hoisting available

Time / Date Details

When is it on
Weekend sessions through out the year Saturdays weekly and Sundays Fortnightly, Weekday Holiday Playscheme sessions and term time evening groups
Session Information
Weekend sessions through out the year, 10.30am to 3.30pm
Playscheme sessions, 10.30am to 3.30pm in school holidays
Evening sessions 7pm to 9pm
Half day sessions available fior weekend and school holiday activities
Sibling places available on all sessions at reduce cost
Away day trips and outings variable times dates

Other Details

Additional Notes

The Beckly service is open to all children and young people living in Plymouth and in the surrounding areas including West/South Devon/East Cornwall;

Minimum age is 6 and is available up to 25 with a separate evening group for Adults

All sessions operate on a mixed ability/age/capacity group basis focusing on social interaction and enagement.

Places for siblings available at reduce cost when attending together.

Single or one off bookings accepted once registration has been completed.


Ofsted Registered No EY440027


Table of costs
Table of costs
AmountCost Type
32.50 Session
3.00 Session


Age Ranges
Children and young people
Referral required
Referral Details

Open access to services, families can self refer visits welcomed and trial sessions offered.

Activiites can be booked as and when required by families although payment in advance is requested on booking.

Wide range of conditions and specific needs can be accommodated.

Children and young people needing extra support can attend with their own enabler or Beckly can provide a one to one worker for the session at an additional charge.

Services can also be provided as part of Local Authority or other agencies funded care packages please contact to discuss

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Are there any vacancies
How many vacancies?
Contact us to discuss suitability and availability trial visit welcomed

Local Offer
Local Offer Flash


Beckly provides play, social and informal learning opportunities for children and young people aged between 6 and 25 in small mixed capacpity / age / abiility groups.  Please check us out for photos and information

Sessions operate at weekends throughout the year and on weekdays in school holidays from accessible premies in Plymstock. Each session has a theme and a mix of activities will be offered to encourage participation, social interaction and engagement and developing personal skills and independance. Programmes with dates and details are available from the Beckly Office and sessions can be booked as and when families need.

All activities are offered on an open access basis so that families can self refer and book sessions directly with us but we also accept placements funded through the Local Authoirty or other agencies  as part of care packages.  ChildCare Vouchers are also accepted

Specialist resources such a dediciated changing area with overhead hoisting is available alongside a good range of play and activity equipment including a soft play area, a well equipt sensory space with  fibre optics,  bubble tube and music together with a large kitchen area. The premises are adjaceant to Radford Park and Woods for outdoor activities.

A range of conditions can be accommodated and services such as full personal care, tube feeding and administratioin of medications are available. We recommend families contacting the Beckly Office to discuss individual levels of need and to ensure that these can be appropriately met.

Additional or one to one support can be available through Routeways at an additional charge per session or we are happy to discuss attendance supported by personal assistants

There is also capacity with our premies and programme to run new / alternative specific interest or sinlge condition groups or varying age ranges subject to sufficient interest and numbers to make any activiity viable, enjoyable and practical to operate so if you are looking for something more particular or different to what is currently available please contact Mark Collings CEO Routeways 91/93 North Prospect Rd Plymouth PL2 2NA  tel 01752 856705


Contact Name
Sarah Noble
Contact Telephone
01752 484433 / 07780662391
Contact Email
Beckly Facebook
Local Offer Age Bands
Early Years
Preparing for adulthood
Needs Level
SEN Provision Type


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