Contact The RPS

The Royal Photographic Society is currently located at: 

Fenton House, 122 Wells Road, Bath BA2 3AH, United Kingdom

Tel: +44 (0)1225 325733

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Opening times: 9am-5pm GMT Monday to Friday 

Contact details for the RPS administrative departments:

 Reception  T: +44 (0)1225 325733
   History & 
 Public Affairs  
 T: +44 (0)1225 325730 

 T: +44 (0)1225 325721

   Learning  T: +44 (0)1225 325770

 T: +44 (0)1225 325742    

 T: +44 (0)1225 325733

 T: +44 (0)1225 325724


 Finance  T: +44 (0)1225 325731

 & technical
 T: +44 (0)1225 325733

 Media  T: +44 (0)1225 325733

   Operations  T: +44 (0)1225 325733

We will be moving to the following address at the end of January:
The Royal Photographic Society
RPS House,
337 Paintworks,
Arnos Vale,

Getting there: 

The Royal Photographic Society is located inside Paintworks creative quarter on the A4, Bath Road which is across from Arnos Vale Cemetery. Within the site our building is beside The Martin Parr Foundation and Crux Product Design.

Air - the nearest airport is Bristol Airport (BRS). The postcode is BS48 3DY and it is 7 miles South West of Bristol. There is a regular shuttle bus to Bristol which stops at Bristol Temple Meads Train Station.

Bike - We are located across the river Avon from the national cycle path West Country Way Route 3. This path is also known as the Bristol & Bath Railway Path.

Bus - Buses run from the centre of Bristol, from Temple Meads and Bristol Coach Station and between Bristol and Bath. 1, 57, 349 and X39 stop at the Paintworks bus stop.

Park and Ride - The Brislington Park and Ride bus service operates from Monday to Saturday. Buses leave every 10-15 minutes and you should get off at Bristol Temple Meads. The journey duration is approximately 11 minutes. You can walk, take a bus or get a taxi to RPS House from Bristol Temple Meads.

Coach - To find coaches into Bristol visit: Bristol Coach Station is approximately 45 minutes walk from Paintworks.

Train - Bristol Temple Meads is the nearest railway station. It takes approximately 20-25 minutes to walk to RPS House from the station.

Car - Sat nav: BS4 3AR or follow signs for Temple Meads Railway Station, then continue along the A4/Bath Road towards Bath bearing left at the Three Lamps junction. Continue for approximately one mile, Paintworks is on the left-hand side.

Parking - Paintworks has some visitor parking which is clearly signposted. This is a few hundred metres from RPS House.

Accessibility - If you have any accessibility requirements, please contact us on in advance so we can assist you in your visit to RPS House.

Though there is some accessibility parking in Paintworks, we have some private parking spaces we can reserve for those with accessibility requirements. Please contact us in advance if you would like to reserve a space.

From street level car parking there are lifts available to reach RPS House on the raised ground floor. Within RPS House, all areas are fully accessible with a lift and ramps and restrooms on each floor. 

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