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The Chessels

Local office
The Plaza, 275 North Street, Southville, Bristol BS3 1JN

The Chessels is a very popular area of Bedminster that runs from the mid-section of Luckwell Road to West Street. Its main road is Chessel Street.

Key data - Chessels
Source: Dataloft, Dept. of Education, Dept of Transport, Census 2021

It's over the river, but the city centre is walkable. There are also regular buses. Temple Meads is easily accessible, as is the M32.

It's a buzzing and popular area surrounded by local pubs, independents shops and restaurants

Wonderful terracesSome with Suspension Bridge views.

Local homes

Chessel Street has a number of roads on either side named after gemstones, including Ruby Street, Pearl Street, and Garnet Street. At the West Street end, Chessel Street turns off into British Road.

You'll find Victorian two-bedroom houses, many now with loft conversions. It's an easy stroll to the excellent shops and restaurants of North Street.

Vibrant North StreetBursting with independent shops, cafes and restaurants.

Local places

Local favourites:

Green space: South Street Park, Greville Smyth Park

Shopping: Zara's Chocolate, Bristol General Store, Dear Old Thing.

Eating and drinking: Mezzaluna, Zena's Bistro

Schools: Luckwell Primary School, Southville Primary School

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