The Community Centre is close to the centre of Helston town, adjacent to the A394 Penzance Road and provides connections to both the local highway network and onward travel via Porthleven, The Furry and Monument Road. An established bus network is available in the immediate locality of the site and a number of buses pass the site, running along Penzance Road and Porthleven Road. Connections are available to a wide range of locations by a number of frequent services. Formal and informal bus stops are provided on Porthleven Road and many more are within 400mteres walking distance.
Situated next to the Boating Lake in Helston, it offers ample parking in and around the vicinity and in easy walking distance of many local amenities.
There are a small number of parking spaces directly outside the Old Cattle Market which operate on a ‘first come, first served’ basis.
Immediately adjacent to the Old Cattle Market is a Cornwall Council ‘Pay and Display’ car park providing 30+2 disabled spaces. There is a further ‘pay and display’ car park located via the pedestrian crossing, this also provides good pedestrian access to the main high street. A third car park can be located next to Flora Motors with a capacity of 80 spaces. This car park is a short walk away from the centre and is free to park in.
Furthermore there are a further 6 car parks within easy walking distance of the site and town centre.
The Old Cattle Market is serviced by the following bus routes and service providers:
Service Route Provider
2/2a/2b Penzance – Helston – Falmouth via Goldsithney First Group
38 Helston Town Service First Group
39/938 Camborne – Helston First Group
534 Redruth – Helston via Four Lanes & Wendron Western Greyhound
535 Helston – Falmouth via Gweek, Constantine & Mawnan Smith Western Greyhound
537 Helston – Lizard via Mullion Western Greyhound
538 Helston – St Keverne via Mawgan & Coverack Western Greyhound
582 Helston – Truro via Rame Cross Western Greyhound
A secure cycle parking area is provided to the right as you enter the Old Cattle Market car park. Bicycles are left at the owner’s own risk, should not be locked to any railings or other decorative features and should be secured using a cycle locking system.
Further information on the cycle path networks can be found by following the links below: