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Area guide


Local office
201 Gloucester Rd, Bishopston, Bristol, BS7 8BG

Horfield, like neighbouring Bishopston, surrounds Gloucester Road. It borders Filton, Monks Park and Golden Hill to the west; Ashley Down and Lockleaze to the east.

Key data - Horfield

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

The city centre is for cycling or even walking. There's direct and frequent public transport, trains from Montpelier station to Temple Meads and Bristol Parkway. The M32 is easily accessed. Gloucester Road North leads to many major employers and the Almonsbury Interchange.

Exciting North Gloucester Road

Tree named streetsCreate a very popular neighbourhood.

Local homes

Most streets are Victorian terraces, but there’s also a healthy mix of 1930s houses and modern, small developments. Flat conversions and apartments are available, too.

A variety of independents North Gloucester Road continues to evolve.

Local places

Horfield is a popular family area, but also attracts professionals and UWE students, thanks to its excellent local amenities and easy access to the city and commuter links.

Green space: Horfield Common, Wellington Hill Playing Field

Shopping: Three Wise Monkeys, Paper Plane, Craft Works, Artigo, Gloucester Road bookshop, Better Food

Eating and drinking: Tinto Lounge, The Golden Lion, The Wellington, Sidney & Eden, Pinkman's Cafe

Schools: Ashley Down Primary School, Bishop Road Primary School, Horfield CofE Primary School, Brunel Field Primary School, Filton Avenue Primary School, Orchard School Bristol, Fairfield High School

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