Cabot Circus


Cabot Circus, Bristol, BS1 3BX

Cabot Circus opened in September 2008.  The £500 million scheme marked the completion of an eight year programme to deliver one of the largest retail-led city-centre urban regeneration projects in the UK, and has already propelled Bristol into the 12th best retail destination in the UK.
Situated in the heart of Bristol city centre next to Broadmead, Cabot Circus features over 120 shops and more than 20 restaurants and cafés.  The Quakers Friars area, set around a vibrant piazza with contemporary fountains and restored medieval buildings, offers fine dining and cutting edge fashion from many retailers not available elsewhere in the South West.

Cabot Circus is an award wining destination:

  • Winner of the BCSC Supreme Gold Award and BCSC Gold for the best 'In Town Retail Scheme of more than 30,000 sqft' in 2008.
  • Winner of Best Shopping Centre of the Year award at the prestigious MAPIC EG Retail Awards 2008.
  • Total Retail and Leisure floor space - 1,114,752 sq ft (103,563 sq m) - one million sq ft of shopping and leisure including the hotel, student housing and car park. 
  • Opened September 2008


  • Anchor Stores - House of Fraser, Harvey Nichols and Showcase Cinema de Lux.


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Latest News

05/12/08 - Cabot Circus Wins Gold

Cabot Circus Winners At BCSC Awards. more

21/10/08 - South West Business Insider Property Awards 2008

Land Securities scoops hat trick of awards at South West Business Insider Property Awards. more

09/10/08 - Cabot Circus Welcomes Its Millionth Customer on Day 11

Cabot Circus has attracted more than one million consumers since it launched on September 25th. more

25/09/08 - Cabot Circus, Bristol, Opens Today

The Bristol Alliance celebrates the opening of one of the largest city centre shopping and leisure destinations in the UK with a day of radical circus theatre. more

16/05/08 - 4,000 sign up to Cabot Circus Jobs

The Bristol Alliance has today revealed that over 4,000 jobseekers have now registered on the Cabot Circus jobs website more

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Destination Information

Cabot Circus
Bristol, BS1 3BX


Cabot Circus has already propelled Bristol into the 12th best retail destination in the UK and is well placed to recapture its share of market expenditure. 

  • There are 3.61 million people within a 60 minute drive of Bristol.
  • Bristol ranks as a top 6 city in terms of affluent lifestyle types.
  • The white collar catchment population is 59%. This is above the UK average.
  • Bristol is in the top 10 cities with a high proportion of people earning over £60,000 per annum.
  • Bristol has the most highly skilled work force of any city outside London.
  • 39% of Bristol's work force have a degree or other higher education qualifications.
Suzi Clay
Portfolio Director
Land Securities
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