What postcode is fishponds Bristol?

BS16 2LG
Fishponds/Zip codes

Which part of Bristol is fishponds?

Fishponds is in the north east of Bristol, about three miles from the city centre. It’s mainly a residential area, but has a busy high street, too. Fishponds is bordered by five suburbs: Downend, Staple Hill, St George, Eastville and Stapleton.

What region is Fishponds in?

South West

Unitary authority Bristol
Ceremonial county Bristol
Region South West
Country England

Why is fishponds in Bristol called fishponds?

The medieval village of Fishponds was an area rich in pennant sandstone, a popular building material in Bristol. It is widely believed that the flooded quarries, that formed large ponds, lent their name to the area.

Is fishponds in South Glos?

You may think you’re a born and bred Bristolian, but for most living in BS16, you actually ‘live’ in South Gloucestershire. The BS16 postcode includes areas such as, Downend, Emersons Green, Fishponds, Frenchay, Pucklechurch and Staple Hill.

Is fishponds Bristol rough?

Fishponds isn’t necessarily the top of the list when you think of places to visit in Bristol (firstly, it’s got a weird name!). However, there’s more to Fishponds than the slightly rough-round-the-edges pubs on its high street.

What are the rough parts of Bristol?

The 10 most deprived neighbourhoods in Bristol are all in the South Bristol areas of Hartcliffe, Whitchurch Park and Knowle West. At ward level, the greatest levels of deprivation in Bristol are in the wards of Hartcliffe & Withywood, Lawrence Hill and Filwood, the same as identified in 2015.

What are fishponds?

A fish pond or fishpond is a controlled pond, artificial lake or retention basin that is stocked with fish and is used in aquaculture for fish farming, for recreational fishing, or for ornamental purposes.

Is Frenchay Bristol or South Gloucestershire?

South Gloucestershire
Frenchay is a village in the County of South Gloucestershire, England, and the Civil Parish of Winterbourne. It is on the outskirts to the north east of the city of Bristol.

Is fishponds Bristol a good area?

FISHPONDS could become the new Southville as the area becomes one of the city’s most sought after areas to live. Its links to the city centre and sense of community is making the area a desirable place to live which in turn is encouraging new retailers to move in.

What’s the roughest place in Bristol?

Here is the complete list of Bristol’s ten most dangerous streets:

  • Union Street, Broadmead – 386 offences.
  • Penn Street, Broadmead – 376 offences.
  • Farr’s Lane, Harbourside – 375 offences.
  • Stokes Croft – 250 offences.
  • Silver Street, Broadmead – 236 offences.
  • The Groves, Hartcliffe – 234 offences.