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Drakes Island

Drakes Island

Drakes Island is situated in Plymouth Sound at the entrance to the river Tamar. It is about 6.5 acres in size. Its strategic position has meant that there are a number of military buildings. It was originally called St Michaels after a chapel that was built there. The chapel was rededicated to St Nicholas and the island then took that to be its official name. However, due to its association with Sir Francis Drake it acquired the nickname of Drakes Island. The buildings are Grade II listed. The island is now in private ownership and after many years of trying, planning permission to convert the island into a luxury hotel and spa have finally been approved. Work is expected to start sometime in 2019 as planning permission runs out in 2020.

Chris Day

Image size: 5599 x 3728, 24.97Mb | Camera details: NIKON D500 | Date uploaded: 11/10/2018

Chris Day | Drakes Island
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Designed to cover a large amount of wall space, canvas prints are ideal for big rooms. We only use 100% cotton canvas with a thickness of 340GSM, not cheap synthetic fibre alternatives. All dimensions for canvas products are in inches,


We print with a 12 colour process, this means we can print a much larger colour range than most printing companies that normally use a 4 or 8 colour process. All sizes for our gloss paper prints are in inches. Please note prints are supplied without mounts or frames.


We print with a 12 colour process, this means we can print a much larger colour range than most printing companies that normally use a 4 or 8 colour process. All sizes for our matt paper prints are in inches. Please note our prints are supplied without mounts or frames.


We print with a 12 colour process, this means we can print a much larger colour range than most printing companies that normally use a 4 or 8 colour process. All sizes for our satin paper prints are in inches. Please note our prints are supplied without mounts or frames.


6mm foam backed - printable are appx 24cm X 19cm. We need appx 3mm bleed for these.


A white, 10oz ceramic mug with a maximum printable area of 9cm high by 18cm wide


A 'proper mug' - 15 oz of pure indulgence, maximum print area 9cm high by 18cm wide.


A white 8 oz mug, altogether more 'dainty', maximum print area of 9cm high by 17cm wide


Printed both sides (same design) our tote bags are made from hard wearing, tightly woven white polyester with an overall size of appx 42 X 45cm and a maximum printing area of 27 X 40cm. Ideal in these days of re-useable bags.