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Area guide


Local office
11a Badminton Road, Downend, BS16 6BD

Frenchay, originally a village and now a suburb of Bristol, sits to the north east of the city. The River Frome runs along its southern edge, with Fishponds to the south and Downend to the south east.

Key data - Frenchay

Source: Dataloft, Dept. of Education, Dept of Transport, Census 2021

The ring road, which sits half a mile from the Frenchay common, connects with the M32 and the M4. Bristol Parkway station is three miles away and gives easy access out of Bristol.

A large open area with lots of green spaces

Cottages to villasWonderful open green spaces and property to match.

Local homes

There's a fantastic choice of homes in the area. There are many fine examples of nineteenth-century property. Around the outskirts of Frenchay, there are small estates of twentieth-century family homes.

Frenchay commonEnjoyed and treasured by locals and visitors alike.

Local places

There is plenty of green space, including the common, the pathway along the River Frome and a moor managed by the National Trust. The UWE Centre for Sport hosts a wide range of sports facilities for students and local residents. Nearby Downend is good for shopping.

Green space: Oldbury Court Estate, Frenchay Common, Begbrook Green Park

Eating and drinking: The White Lion, The Green Dragon

Schools: Frenchay Church of England Primary School, Frome Vale Academy, Bromley Heath Primary School, Steiner Academy Bristol, Downend School

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