About Bristol

Bristol is the largest city in south west England and has a population of around 440,000.  It is one of four Unitary Authorities that comprise of the 'West of England' neighboured by South Gloucestershire to the north, North Somerset to the south and Bath and North East Somerset to the east.

Useful links

Bristol City Council - useful information for businesses and residents

Business in Bristol - Information about and for business provided by Bristol City Council

South Gloucestershire Council - film about South Gloucestershire

Invest in Bristol and Bath - Development and relocation support

Bristol Data Profiles - Statistical information about Bristol and its residents

West of England Local Enterprise Partnership - supports business growth and is working to attract new jobs to Bristol, Bath and Weston-super-Mare – and the surrounding countryside.

BusinessWest - one of the most influential independent business leadership organisations in the UK, representing and working with over 16,000 businesses across the South West. See also:

Bristol Chamber of Commerce - a business network that connects and represents local businesses in the most economically successful city region outside of London

Bristol Initiative - a business leadership team which enables the business community to postively influence the way the area is shaped, managed and developed

Bristol Film Office - a division of Bristol City Council and the one-stop-shop for all filming enquiries


University of Bristol

University of the West of England

Twinning Associations

General information is available from Bristol City Council

Bristol Bordeaux Partnership

Bristol Hannover Council

Bristol and Oporto Association

Bristol Tbilisi Association

Bristol Link with Nicauragua

Bristol Beira Link

Bristol China Partnership


The Bristol Post - Bristol's daily (Mon - Fri) newspaper   

South West Business Insider - regional business to business information

BBC Bristol

Bristol 24/7

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