Patchway is a large town in south Gloucestershire.
Patchway was first constructed in the 1950s, after the post-World War II baby boom resulted in more houses from bristol to be buiilt in overspill estates. It has since developed a distinct identiy of its own, and is still under expansion today with its new Charlton Hayes development.
It is a place for shopping and working too, with major employers including Rolls Royce, the Aztec West industrial park and the Cribbs Causeway regional shopping centre.
By road, the A38 or M5 Junction 16 or 17. Access to cribbs causeway has been changed since the new Charlton Hayes development, so shoppers are advised to take Junction 17 while people wanting to see Aztec West use junction 16.
The area is well served with bus services, with a small bus terminal located at the Cribbs Causeway shopping centre.
- Aztec West nature reserve. Where there are many large ponds to see local nature and wild life.
There is the venue at Cribbs Causeway, which includes a cinema, bowling alley and many American-style restaurants
Norman Scott Park and Patchway BMX track are located on the other side of Aztec West.
The Cribbs Causeway shopping mall is a very large shopping centre, catering to most shopping needs. There is also an ASDA and Morrisons supermarket.
There is a variety of fast food restaurants
There is the preview bar and grill, plus the Patchway Labour Club.
- Aztec West Hotel.
There is internet access available at the Cribbs Causeway Apple Store.