Portishead in general Reviews
Newest Review: ... time. You can see this by the bridges they have to build as walkways between houses etc and some areas were abandoned as they couldn't pump all the water out despite having industrial pumps in for months. There is another new development at the top of Portishead, however, this is a very long walk to the highstreet! It is a very modern and affluent area, with some of the larger houses in Portishead. It is called Charlcombe Rise. The older part of Portishead consist of the high street, lake ground area, nore road, avon way, up near Highdown school and the Slade road area, just to name a few. *School* There is one secondary school, G... more
Customer Portishead in general Reviews (2)
by Lizzie - written on 15/11/12
I have lived in Portishead for over 18 years and love it. In that time there have been a lot of changes though, including many massive housing developments. *Housing* I live in the older part of Portishead, however there are several new developments. The Vale was built around ten years ago and sits on the outskirts of Portishead (but only a ten minute walk to the high street and shops), The village quarter is situated next to the marina and on the other side is the fisherman's village. However, these three new developments are all prone to flooding as they are built on old marsh lands and there are concerns that they won't still be standing in ... Read the complete review
by - written on 01/05/12 (Very useful, 1086 readings)
Having recently moved to Portishead (England) from Newport (Wales) for work, I thought I'd share my thoughts and opinions of Portishead as a Welsh girl living 'over the bridge'. :) I'm not going to bore you with the 'what can you do in Portishead?' as there's plenty of websites with that information on but here's a little basic information to be going on with: Portishead is a town on the Severn Estuary in North Somerset near Bristol, just off Junction 19 of the M5. Historically Portishead was known mostly for it's docks and industrial background, however it is fastly becoming a trendy and popular place to live thanks to the development of the ... Read the complete review
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