Tobacco Factory

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The Tobacco Factory is situated in Southville, South Bristol, on the junction of Raleigh Road and North Street. It is approximately a 25 minute walk from the city centre.

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On Foot or Bike (from city centre)
From the city centre fountains, go along Broad Quay on to Prince Street. Continue along until you reach the harbour, cross the bridge and continue along Wapping Road. At the mini roundabout, turn right onto Cumberland Road. Take the first footbridge over the river and turn right onto Coronation Road. Continue along Coronation Road with the river on your right until (there is a cycle path on the pavement on the river side of the road). Turn left in to Beauley Road (first turning after Camden Road), and then almost immediately turn right onto Raleigh Road. The Tobacco Factory at the top end on the right, at the junction with North Street.

On Foot or Bike (from Temple Meads station)
Exit through the main station doors and walk through the car park and bus/taxi area until you come to the main road. Cross the main road and turn left. Cross straight over Clarence Road, the river, and then turn right on to York Road. Continue along York Road with the river on your right hand side until you come to a large roundabout. Take the second exit onto Coronation Road with the river still on your right hand side. Continue on Coronation Road for approximately half a mile. Turn left in to Beauley Road (first turning after Camden Road), and then almost immediately turn right onto Raleigh Road. The Tobacco Factory at the top end on the right, at the junction with North Street.

By bus
Bus numbers 24 & 25 - from North Bristol, via East Bristol, Broadmead, the City Centre and Redcliffe Hill - stop on North Street outside the Tobacco Factory. Currently, the last bus back towards the city centre leaves the stop adjacent to the Tobacco Factory at approximately 10.40pm every day of the week. For further information on buses click here.

For help with planning your journey visit Traveline or call 0871 200 2233.

By car
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From M5 and the West
On Brunel Way (duel carriageway), follow signs for the airport (A38 South West bound). Turn left at the first set of lights onto Ashton Road. After 500m, take the right-hand fork onto North Street. Go past Aldi supermarket on the left hand side, and the Tobacco Factory (red brick building) is next door.

From M32, city centre or Temple Meads
Follow signs for the airport (A38 South West bound). At the Bedminster Bridge roundabout take the A370 exit towards M5 South, Coronation Road, with the river on your right hand side. Follow signs for Ashton and continue on Coronation Road for approximately half a mile until you reach Beauley Road (first turning after Camden Road) turn left and then almost immediately turn right onto Raleigh Road when you will see the Tobacco Factory at the top end on the right.


Please note local parking rules and regulations. There is customer parking in Aldi supermarket car park, but please note the restrictions (90 mins max, which at time of writing applies 7 days a week to any car entering prior to 7pm and leaving after 6am) and are subject to camera surveillance. All parking is at owners risk, never leave contents showing!

This information is for guidance only and full responsibility remains with the driver.