One of our members, Dennis Wright, has collaborated with John Hyde in writing a book entitled 'Bishopston: the Early Years' (price £12.00).  It is published by the Bishopston, Horfield and Ashley Down Local History Society. Available from .

Here are some pix of roof views from St Andrews Park

The origins of Bishopston - the council district and associated parish, lie in the much earlier established parish of Horfield.

We want the Gloucester Road to be an attractive and vibrant shopping and social area. We make our voice heard in connection with Licensing applications. There are frequently significant developments planned for the Gloucester Road. We can have our say in how the new developments are carried out.

Bishopston is located in North Bristol, just over a mile from the centre. It is a slightly amorphous area, not easy to define in terms of strict boundaries. It is surrounded by Redland, Henleaze, Horfield, Ashley Down and St. Andrews.

Map of Bishopston areaClick on map to see full size version
 

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