Downend, South Gloucestershire
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Downend is a residential outer suburb of Bristol in Gloucestershire, England. It is in the South Gloucestershire local district, located to the northeast of Bristol and bordered by the Bristol City suburb of Fishponds, and the South Gloucestershire suburbs of Staple Hill, Frenchay, Mangotsfield, and Emersons Green.
Downend is mainly residential. Housing is typically of the terraced Victorian, 1930’s and 1950’s Semi-Detached and Detached variety. The high street has many independent shops including numerous coffee shops and a deli.
The High Street has an Indian restaurant, Mediterranean restaurant, Italian restaurant, a Gastro Pub, and several cafés. The village centre is well-served for shoppers, containing banks and independent stores, florists, and a number of charity shops. Two free car parks are available and a medium-sized supermarket.
Schools within the area include Bromley Heath Infant School, which is an Outstanding school (rated by offsted)
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