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What’s it like to live in Emersons Green?

Emersons Green is a great place to consider renting a house especially if you work at Frenchay Hospital, UWE, the Bristol and Bath Science Park or even Filton. Also, if you want to look at places to live on the outskirts of Bristol or near Bath it ticks a lot of boxes.


Emersons Green was developed in the 1990s, so it provides modern accommodation. It borders Mangotsfield and Downend and, sitting on the ring road, is close to the M4 and M32 for access to both the centre of Bristol and out of town.


Emersons Green Village Hall and other amenities

The Village Hall is a focal point with a range of activities, many themed around health and fitness or young children. Events and entertainments are staged there throughout the year and it has a range of facilities for hire.

There is a choice of pubs in the area including a Beefeater Grill, whilst the Emersons Green Retail Park caters for a wide range of shopping needs including a Sainsbury’s, Argos Extra and Lidl.

Nearby the more traditional Mangotsfield (mentioned in the Domesday Book) and Downend provide further options for shopping, eating and relaxing.

Local’s tip – The lunchtime deal at Botteginos Italian Restaurant proves a popular offer with residents.

Keeping fit in Emersons Green

The Bristol-Bath Cycling Track runs near Emersons Green and there is a recently established running club for people keen on fitness. There are other sports and fitness clubs in the surrounding areas, including Downend Sports Centre.

Emersons Green: A great place for your family

If you have young children then you will be pleased to know that Emersons Green Primary School is rated outstanding by OFSTED. Out of school hours, as well as the activities at the Village Hall, they can be entertained in the local play-park and there is a library opposite the Sainsbury’s.

The Library is a handy amenity if you live in Emersons Green

Overall Emersons Green has a quiet, relaxed feel. Many of the streets are landscaped with mature trees and the occasional modern sculpture. Its local shops and cafes offer convenience while Downend, Kingswood and Mangotsfield provide more choice just a short car ride away. It is good for kids and convenient if you work nearby. If you would like to rent a house or flat in Emersons Green or are a landlord in this area contact Gough Quarters today.

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One Comment

  • Ahmed says:


    I am planning to move somewhere near Bristol and Bath Science Park In December. I’m looking for a 2 bedroom flat/house.
    I’ll appreciate if you could send me informaton on rental prices and locations. What are public transports to BBSP or City centre available in the area?. The shopping centre and primayr schools etc.

    Thanks in advance.


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