This is the local employers for Bristol. Note that most of them are government based and the rest are international companies like Rolls Royce and Airbus.
These are the different ethnicities in Bristol. As you can see, Bristol is mainly made of white people coming from Britain. Black and Chinese people are also featured in this table yet are secure minorities.
It’s a young city with young professionals
Getting to know Bristol ppt simon collins.ppt
Getting to know Similarities and differences By Simon Collins, Cameron Nichols and Andrew McFadyen
Retail centre Improved economy Better shops Amazing architecture More jobs in local businesses Positive
History of Bristol <ul><li>In Anglo-Saxon times a settlement grew up between the Rivers Avon and Frome, known as Brigstowe (a place of settlement by the bridge). </li></ul><ul><li>The settlement grew as trading with Ireland and the ports of South Wales. </li></ul><ul><li>After the Norman Conquest of 1066 a castle was built on what is now known as Castle Park. </li></ul>
14th century <ul><li>The city was trading with several countries including Spain, Portugal and Iceland. Ships also left Bristol to found new colonies in the New World. John Cabot set sail in 1497 from Bristol, in his ship the Matthew, hoping to find a passage to the Eastern Indonesia. </li></ul><ul><li>A replica of the Matthew can be seen near the SS Great Britain sometimes. Also Cabot Circus shopping centre is named in John Cabot’s honour. </li></ul>
Mid 18th century <ul><li>Bristol became England's second biggest city. During this time Britain was flooded with goods imported via Bristol including sugar cane, tobacco, rum and cocoa, all of which were products of the slave trade and the slave triangle which included Africa and the Americas. </li></ul>
Late 18th century <ul><li>Clifton village grew as merchants relocated and built houses further away from the city docks. </li></ul>
19th century <ul><li>The success of Bristol's port was beginning to decline. However, the arrival of a new chief engineer, Isambard Kingdom Brunel, helped to attract further investment into the area. Brunel did more than anyone to shape the face of modern Bristol today, his legacy includes the Clifton suspension bridge, the SS Great Britain, and Temple Meads Old Railway Station. </li></ul>
<ul><li>Bristol University </li></ul><ul><li>Retail (Broadmead and Cabot Circus) </li></ul><ul><li>Bristol City Football Club </li></ul><ul><li>SS Great Britain </li></ul><ul><li>Bristol Rugby </li></ul><ul><li>Bristol Hippodrome </li></ul><ul><li>Old Vic </li></ul><ul><li>Bristol Zoo </li></ul><ul><li>Bristol Rovers Football Club </li></ul><ul><li>Clifton Suspension Bridge </li></ul><ul><li>Fashion </li></ul><ul><li>Balloon festival </li></ul>
Has Bristol got a reputation of being a green city? <ul><li>Bristol already has a reputation as a green capital based on the quality of its open space, the commitment of residents to greener lifestyles and the expertise of many organisations based in Bristol. </li></ul>
Sustainability for the future of Bristol <ul><li>In March 2008 Bristol Council launched an ambitious 10-year programme to help make the greater Bristol area the most sustainable city-region in the UK. </li></ul><ul><li>They aimed to generate investment in environmental and social areas worth £20 million. </li></ul>
Changes to be made <ul><li>Bristol Council are tackling key sustainability challenges: </li></ul><ul><li>making our housing more energy efficient; </li></ul><ul><li>helping organisations cut their carbon emissions; </li></ul><ul><li>reducing dependency on private cars; </li></ul><ul><li>encouraging local food; </li></ul><ul><li>and raising awareness of sustainability </li></ul>
Mapping Bristol Burgess Model E.G Cabot Circus E.G Bristol Beer Factory E.G St Pauls E.G Cotham E.G Bath
Hoyt Model E.G Clifton E.G Cabot Circus E.G Cotham E.G St Pauls E.G Bristol Beer Factory
Sphere of influence the area around a settlement within which people use that settlement for their services
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