Living Near Bristol Airport

Bristol is the gateway to the south west of England, a thriving city rich in history yet bursting with modern developments. The city has always been an important transport hub due to its setting on the docks and waterside but in recent years Bristol airport has played a major role in air transportation for the south west.

Today nearly 5 million passengers travel through the airport each year. The 2003 Government white paper ‘The Future of Air Transport’ setting out framework for the development of airport capacity in the UK supported further development of Bristol Airport as traffic is predicted to rise to 10-12 million passengers a year by 2030.

For local residents, this means lots of investment and great transport links in the area; but it also means more traffic, disruptions and potentially very changeable house prices.

Living near Bristol Airport - cliffton bridge

As the airport grows and gets busier, staff levels will increase and regular travellers may wish to take the opportunity to live close by. It is inevitable that the demand for housing will increase which will consequently have an effect of property prices in the area and encourage new housing development.

If you live close to Bristol airport or are considering a move to the area you can keep an accurate eye on the property market with Our Property house prices.