Bristol Built-up Area

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Bristol Built-Up Area
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Constituent countryEngland
Largest settlements
(Pop. 100,000+)
 • Total55.76 sq mi (144.42 km2)
 (2015 estimate)
 • Total724,000 [1]
 • Rank8th
 • Density11,636/sq mi (4,492.6/km2)
Time zoneUTC+0 (GMT)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+1 (BST)
Area code(s)0117, 01275, 01454

The Bristol Built-Up Area is a term used by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) to refer to a conurbation based around the city of Bristol, in South West England. It was formerly known as the Bristol Urban Area. It is the 7th largest urban area in England and 8th largest in the United Kingdom. It covers the contiguous built-up area around Bristol, including the Kingswood, Mangotsfield, Stoke Gifford, Bradley Stoke, Patchway, Filton, Almondsbury, Frampton Cotterell and Winterbourne areas within South Gloucestershire; Pill and Easton-in-Gordano within North Somerset; and part of Whitchurch which falls within the administrative area of Bath and North East Somerset.[2]


Bristol Built-up Area and its urban subdivisions in 2011
  Bristol subdivision
  Other subdivisions
  City of Bristol unitary authority boundary
Urban subdivision Population Census 2011
Bristol 535,907
Filton 59,495
Frampton Cotterell & Winterbourne 14,694
Pill 4,828
Almondsbury 855
Leigh Woods 553
Whiteshill 403
Hambrook 349
Coalpit Heath 196
Total 617,280

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "United Kingdom: Countries and Major Urban Areas - Population Statistics, Maps, Charts, Weather and Web Information".
  2. ^ "Fertility analysis" (PDF). 2005. Retrieved 27 May 2019.

Coordinates: 51°24′N 2°34′W / 51.4°N 2.56°W / 51.4; -2.56