You reach Shirehampton if you follow the River Avon and The Portway (A4) out of Bristol towards the M5. Like Westbury-on-Trym, Shirehampton is really a village, with a traditional high street. Itï¿½s easily accessible from the city via Stoke Bishop, Sea Mills or Westbury-on-Trym.
Shirehampton is bordered by Blaise Castle Estate and a golf club. On the other side, you have Avonmouth and easy access to the M5 motorway.
It's a traditional family area with lots of period homes, mostly Victorian with two and three bedrooms, but there are some interesting larger properties and cottages, too. On the outskirts, there are some '30s and '50s houses and flats available.
There are some notable local employers, including The Bristol Port Company, Lafarge, Hardings Retail (since 1927), Accolade Wines, GKN Aerospace, Seabank Power Station and BOCM Pauls, Amazon.
Commuting is easy - there's the Metro rail station, which also stops at Sea Mills, two well-serviced bus routes and Bristol Park & Ride.
Green space: Lamplighters Fields, Daisy Fields, Blaise Estate, Kings Weston estate
Shopping: Wood Family Butchers, Bobbetts Greengrocer, Ink'd Kreationz, Redland Village Bakery
Eating and drinking: The Lamplighters, The Lifeboat, The George Inn, Ruby Jeans cafe, Ts Cafe, Cafe on the Square
Schools: Shirehampton Primary School, St Bernard's Primary School, Avon Primary, Oasis Academy Portway
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You'll find a very good choice of Victorian & 1930/50s houses.There's also characterful period cottages & villas. Converted flats & some new builds.show all
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