Join the next generation shaping the future at Brabazon, the most exciting new city district in the South West

For over a century, the former Filton Airfield has been Bristol’s home for innovators and inventors, designers and disruptors.

As the birthplace of Concorde, it is recognised worldwide for ingenuity, timeless design, and the collective spirit of a community that stretched the limits of what was possible.

Now, YTL Developments is transforming this historic local landmark into Brabazon: a pioneering new place that lives up to that legacy.

Inspired by an icon of engineering, Brabazon will be a place that changes everything. A hub for culture and creativity, industry and invention. A place for enjoyment and entertainment. A centre of learning and a launchpad for business. Brabazon is a thriving new neighbourhood that brings together all the energy and edge of Bristol to create the most exciting new city district in the South West, with the supersonic YTL Arena Complex at its heart.

Walk in the footsteps of the pioneers of Bristol’s past. Come join the new generation shaping the future of the city

What is the Vision for Brabazon?
Bristol is a city that has always pushed the boundaries. Now so many new and exciting opportunities are coming over the horizon at Brabazon.

Brabazon is an urban, master-planned mixed-use development designed to live up to this former Airfield’s legacy of ambition and achievement. Just as it was once home to those who created the future of flight, Brabazon will be the South West’s centre of innovation for the next generation.

Located at the centre of North Bristol’s world-leading technology and business cluster, over 20,000 high-skilled employees already work within 1.5 miles of Brabazon. The Bristol Robotics Laboratory, Bristol & Bath Science Park, Aztec West and Bristol Business Park, and both of Bristol’s renowned universities are all within easy reach.

Brabazon will build on this incredible strategic position. It will offer the space, the connectivity and the opportunity to take the local eco-system of trail-blazing businesses and talented people to the next level.

Set out around a series of distinctive districts, Brabazon’s strength will be its diversity. The mix of uses and commitment to place-making is designed to drive productivity, inclusive growth and cross-sectoral innovation.

Brabazon will be more desirable, with architecturally-designed homes a short walk away from innovative workplaces. It will be more creative, with cutting-edge research centres neighbouring advanced manufacturing facilities and production space.

Brabazon will be more social, with residents, visitors and employees alike able to wander around independent stores, discover new restaurants or relax in leafy parks and open public squares. There will be iconic events, the latest amazing exhibitions and the best in live music at the YTL Arena Complex.

It will be more connected. Brabazon will benefit from a new on-site rail station, with the train linking to Bristol Temple Meads in under 15 minutes. A new integrated Metrobus route will offer fast connections to Bristol City Centre, to Bristol Parkway Station and then on to Cardiff Central, Birmingham New Street and even London Paddington in under 75 minutes. Brabazon is also bounded to the East by the A38, the M4, M5, and M32 are all within 3 miles and the new neighbourhood will be crisscrossed by walking routes and cycle paths.

And Brabazon will be more sustainable. The considered design – incorporating the latest technology – and our commitment to quality will ensure Brabazon is not just a place to live and work, but a place to enjoy the best that life has to offer both now and long into the future.

Who are YTL Developments?
YTL Developments are a team of adventurous placemakers, creating exceptional developments where many generations can thrive. Our Pioneering Spirit unites us to enrich people’s lives by creating tomorrow’s communities.

Alongside Brabazon, the YTL Group’s UK portfolio includes Wessex Water as well as some of the country’s most innovative luxury hotels such as The Gainsborough Bath Spa, Edinburgh’s The Glasshouse and Berkshire’s Monkey Island Estate.

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