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The Best Things in Totterdown, Bristol*

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The Best Things
  • Kumar in Patco always having time and inclination for a chat and a smile. AND for a corner shop/convenience store an astonishigly wide range of food, drink, toiletries, hardware, kitchen stuff.
  • Sense of community... People born in Totterdown have a spiritual connection to it, only true totterdowners understand this... when u live here for years, you don't want to move... no other area like it!
  • The proximity of Totterdown to Bristol City Centre (actually, Totterdown is part of it!), by the Rail Station (Temple Meads) and the future and trendy Arena. It'd be brilliant if they built a continental boulevard on Bath Road from Bristol Temple Meads to the 3 Lamps. Hope the Arena developers have realised that this will be the first impression visitors/tourists coming to Bristol will get...
  • The proximity of Totterdown to Bristol City Centre (actually, Totterdown is part of it!), by the Rail Station (Temple Meads) and the future and trendy Arena. It'd be brilliant if they built a continental boulevard on Bath Road from Bristol Temple Meads to the 3 Lamps. Hope the Arena developers have realised that this will be the first impression visitors/tourists coming to Bristol will get...
  • The proximity of Totterdown to Bristol City Centre (actually, Totterdown is part of it!), by the Rail Station (Temple Meads) and the future and trendy Arena. It'd be brilliant if they built a continental boulevard on Bath Road from Bristol Temple Meads to the 3 Lamps. Hope the Arena developers have realised that this will be the first impression visitors/tourists coming to Bristol will get...
  • All the people in Totterdown you will find get on with anone, no matter the age, colour, religion. Their is upmost respect shown for everyone in Totterdown. People born in Totterdown have a technique of networking with people around the UK. Most of them have brains, talent and style. Basically all the bristolians from Totterdown are the coolest people whether they are straightfoward or nerds, they all have different characteristics which you cant live with or without.
  • Richmond Street Ethnic Diversity Arty people Strange Wandering People The hidden gardens of Totterdown .little paradises The Community its like a village every one knows of or has slept with or knows someone who has with everyone .There are still LOCAL people here "YES can I help you at all " is hopw they greet you with their cute snubby noses
  • The 3 Lamps (how out of place and yet so gorgeous they look!) Vale Street (but not when drunk, as it's the steepest residential street in Europe) Balcony views of the city from Fitzroy Street Won Tai Sin chinese take-away (best special fried rice in town)
  • boss man news agents just after glasnost. never short of a taxi and a spare set of tyres.
  • My humour and the views
  • Frank Smiths off licence on William Street, you can't miss it look for the crates.Ask him about Totterdown you will never get out of the place, mind its hard enough getting in.(opens 8.00pm beats Dillons for prices hands down)
  • the view from Victoria Park , the house with the rooof garden above the steps , the view from Richmond street.
  • OUR GARDEN .The Multicultural environment Views from the top of the steps on Richmond street That great house with the roof garden at the top of the steps ! The colours of the houses Victoria Park and its wildlife including the Much fed and loved Squirrel Holy Nativity tower
  • Close to Bristol, a thriving and exciting metropolis cheers cheers!!!
  • Great community spirit - friendly people, enjoying a nice area of Victorian terraced houses, right in the centre of Bristol, but totally quiet at its centre and next to a 52 acre park - Victoria Park - full of trees and great views of the city.

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Last updated: 2008-02-20

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