Contact us

The offices of the Diocese of Bristol are open 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday. 

Diocese of Bristol
First Floor Hillside House,
1500 Parkway North,
Stoke Gifford,
Bristol BS34 8YU.

Phone: 0117 906 0100

Email: To contact reception please use the contact form here.

To contact a specific staff member: Please consult the Staff Directory here.

If you have a Press or Media enquiry please contact our Director of CommunicationsSally Cordwell, 07980 921378.

Travel: The office is very well served by public transport, being situated close to Bristol Parkway train station as well as Metrobus and other bus routes. Wherever possible, we encourage you to plan your journey using public transport or lift shares. More information is below. 


Travelling by bus

Metrobus, M1 from South Bristol and City Centre. Leaves every 10 minutes from Metrobus stops metrobus routes. Get off the bus at Great Stoke Way. walk approx 4 minutes to 1500 Parkway North.

The #73 First Great Western bus travels through Bristol to Parkway Station (and continues on to Cribbs Causeway). From Bristol Parkway you can either walk or get a taxi from the station. 

Travelling by train

Hillside House is a 15 minute walk from Bristol Parkway Station. There is a taxi rank at the station.

Wallking directions to Hillside House from the station:

Travelling by car

View and print our map

Exit the M32 at Junction 1, heading east along the Ringroad (A4174).

Take the first left towards Winterbourne (B4058) and after 0.5 miles turn left at the corner, onto the Old Gloucester Rd (B4427).

Continue to the end of that road, and turn left at the T-junction to join Winterbourne Rd (B4057).

Take the first left off the next roundabout, down Great Stoke Way following signs for Bristol Parkway.

Turn right at the next four roundabouts and you will be in Parkway North.

Limited parking is available in bays 28-54. Parking is not available for daytime group events. If attending an event or training workshop please use the Park and Ride car park, a 5 minute walk up the road.

Accessibility at Hillside House

There are two parking spaces marked for the use of blue badge holders.

The front door is heavy and difficult to open. We are happy to offer assistance to any visitors to the building who need it, when both arriving and leaving. If you let reception know when you buzz for entry, someone will come down to assist you; alternatively, you can let us know beforehand about any assistance you may need.

Access to the first floor is via the lift. The accessible toilet is on the ground floor.

If you have any particular concerns, please do raise them with whoever you are meeting before your arrival at Hillside House. We will do all we can to ensure that your visit is as comfortable and easy as possible.


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