Knowle, Bristol


Knowle, Bristol

infobox UK place
country = England
official_name= Knowle
latitude= 51.4340
longitude= -2.5721
map_type=nomap
static_

static_image_caption= Boundaries of the city council ward.
civil_parish=
population = 10,881 [cite web | title=Knowle | work=2001 Census Ward Information Sheet | url=http://www.bristol.gov.uk/WardFinder/pdfs/knowle-wis.pdf | accessdate=2007-02-20]
unitary_england= Bristol
lieutenancy_england=Bristol
region= South West England
constituency_westminster= Bristol South
post_town= BRISTOL|postcode_district = BS
postcode_area= BS|dial_code= 0117
os_grid_reference= ST603707

Knowle is a district to the south of Bristol. It is bordered by Knowle West, Brislington to the east, Whitchurch to the south and Bedminster to the north. [http://www.broad-walk.co.uk/ Broadwalk shopping centre] provides the majority of the shopping facilities. The Wells Road runs through Knowle from Totterdown to Whitchurch. Broadwalk is a tree lined boulevard that heads westwards towards Knowle West. Redcatch park is the main green space with football pitches, children's play area, tennis courts and bowls. The [http://www.bristol-city.gov.uk/ccm/content/Leisure-Culture/Libraries/library-finder.en?XSL=library&LibraryId=25 library] has recently reopened and is accessible from the roof car park of, as well as within, Broadwalk shopping centre. There are many community groups that operate in and around the Knowle area. Two such groups are the St John Ambulance Knowle & Totterdown Division (www.sja.org.uk/kt ) and Broad Walk Neighbourhood Watch, which acts as a portal for the local community of Knowle and those in and around Broad Walk.

There are good views of the city just above Perrett's Park, along Sylvia Avenue which is lined by Victorian terraces.

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* [http://www.somerset.gov.uk/archives/Maps/OS62htm/0607.htm Map of Knowle circa 1900]


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