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Local office
321 Wells Road, Knowle, Bristol, BS4 2QB

Knowle is a popular neighbourhood a mile or so southeast of the city centre, along the Wells Road passing Totterdown on the way. It's a residential area with lots of green space nearby.

Key data - Knowle

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

There are direct links, via the Wells Road, for walking to the city centre, Temple Meads. There are also frequent buses. Many cycle into the city from Knowle, too.

A traditional, popular Bristol area

Perfect for families There's enviable, terraced streets with parks nearby.

Local homes

There's a mix of property, including lots of Victorian and Edwardian terraces; some of these are very grand with excellent views. There's a number of 1930s and 50s houses, too.

Fewer young professionals have ventured this far up Wells Road than nearby Totterdown, but it's still a mixed neighbourhood with lots of young families.

Local independents Plenty of independent shops, cafes with more retail to come.

Local places

The Broadwalk is just past Ocean’s office, a tree-lined boulevard that heads westwards towards Filwood, via Redcatch Park. Broadwalk Shopping Centre is scheduled for a multi-million poung upgrade, sure to transform Knowle.

Green space: Redcatch Park, Perrett’s Park, Victoria Park, Callington Road Nature Reserve

Eating and drinking: The Knowle, Jessie's Cafe, Tea for Two, A Cappella cafe & pizzeria. 

Schools: Cleve House School, Knowle Park Primary School, Hillcrest Primary School, Oasis Academy John Williams, St Mary Redcliffe and Temple School

Bristol independents

Local people

Step and Stone make delicious, handmade lavosh, biscotti and cheese biscuits in our Bristol-based artisanal bakery, working alongside people with learning differences to close the employment gap.

The Park Centre, Daventry Rd, BS4 1DQ

Homes for sale

You'll find a very good choice of Victorian houses of all sizes on lovely terraced streets, there's some Edwardian & 1930s semis, flat conversions & some purpose built apartments.

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