Businesses

THE BUSINESSES
ON GLOUCESTER ROAD

We’re proud to be the home of so many wonderful independent businesses and we’re sure you’ll find everything you could possibly need here in one vibrant and dynamic place!

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7th Sea
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7th Sea is a treasure trove of locally designed products by Bristol artists. We specialise in the quirky and handmade!
Visit us for a perfect, original, thoughtful gift, or a special piece of artwork for your home. We sell hand screen-printed T shirts, ceramics, jewellery, art prints, greeting cards and lots more!
Open Since: 2012

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Computer Right Ltd
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Having recently bought the place, Computer Right is evolving into something more than just a PC repair shop. The store is becoming a PC Enthusiast Store, for all things tech. Even the interior design will be generated by algorithms.

We aim to be the number one place to go for all PC problems, to purchase custom builds, upgrade and repair and finally learn and develop you own IT skills. Join Computer Right as a member to enjoy any-time help, attend workshops and other events from coding hackathons to PC modding sessions.

Alongside this, we will offer a space to work inside, using our ultra-fast fibre internet, and continue to provide top spec service for all IT and PC help you could want, Windows, Linux and Apple Macs.

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The Co-Operative Food - Bristol, Gloucester Road
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Your local Southern Co-operative food store in Gloucester Road offers everyday essential groceries, plus plenty of great value deals and offers including fresh fruit and vegetables, an in-store bakery, sandwiches and snacks, meat, chilled foods, frozen foods, beers, wines and household products. Services available include Collect + parcel services, Paypoint, Lottery and a free cashpoint. We also support local food producers through our Local Flavours range, which offers locally produced eggs, beer and ales.

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The Flower Shop Bristol
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Independently owned and founded in 2002 by Anna , The Flower Shop is your local florist situated on Gloucester Road, providing beautiful and unique florals for every occasion.

Working alongside the seasons, Anna and her team work with flower and forna that replicate nature at its best and provide inspiration. Each month brings new floral delights, such as sweet little anemones and ranunculus in the spring time, blousy peonies, scented sweet peas and majestic delphiniums in the heat of the summer, autumn is awash with amber hues and berries to add texture, and then in the winter months, rich plums and red tones accompanied with abundances of foliages, to create a feeling of festivities.

Weddings

From the first steps, Anna and her team will work with you to personalise your flowers and help to create an elegant, stylish and romantic ambience that will enhance your wedding day. Working with each couple, we will provide inspiration and feel the imagination of your most important day of your lives. Discussing all of your requirements from Bridal bouquets to buttonholes, Anna can also suggest floral designs that can create impact at each wedding venue throughout the South West. Our small team are passionate about flowers, attention to detail is everything.

Funerals

In times of sadness, we offer full support and guidance when choosing the appropriate flowers, our service is bespoke and welcome you to discuss a more personalised tribute for your loved one. integrity and sympathy is key.

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Franco's Barbering Lounge
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As a local men’s hairdressing institution on Gloucester Road in Bristol, Franco’s Barbering Lounge brings more than 30 years’ barbering and male grooming experience to clients old and new.
The recent move from Overton Road to a bigger and brand new men’s hair salon at 31 Gloucester Road means that Franco’s Barbering Lounge aims to offer the best in barbering.

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Grape & Grind
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Situated on Bristol’s bustling Gloucester Road, Grape & Grind complements the street’s great independent food shops with a range of wine, spirits, craft beers, ciders and fresh coffee beans. Selling a wide range of wines, from small, independent producers around the world, Grape & Grind offers exciting, high quality wine from an enjoyable bottle to make for a weekday dinner to exceptional wine and bubbles for special occasions. The range encompasses both the old and new world, with wines from some of the UK’s top importers and including port, sherry and sparkling wine as well as still wine. The range has been selected to feature handcrafted wines from small producers instead of the mass produced wines stocked by supermarkets and off-licence chains.

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Green Woods Furniture
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Green Woods Furniture is a unique, Bristol based, independent retailer, supplying quality, bespoke furniture, beds and organic mattresses.

We only use materials from responsible and sustainable sources (including reclaimed and new, certified wood) and all of our furniture, beds and mattresses are made in the UK and all can be made to measure.

We only sell organic mattresses, which are Soil Association and GOTS certified and completely free of the unnecessary added chemical fire retardants found in standard mattresses.

We can also supply furniture with natural, eco friendly finishes from AURO for those wishing to avoid standard industry finishes.

If you can't see what you're looking for on our website, please enquire, we can make all of our products to any size, shape or configuration, as well as bespoke designs.

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Hobbs House Bakery
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Hobbs House Bakery is a fifth generation baking family with its roots firmly in Bristol- having established the Herbert's bakery in Bristol in 1953. Our bread is handmade daily in our bakery in Chipping Sodbury and sent out to our shops all over the Cotswolds. And now we would like to return to our roots and open a Hobbs House shop in the city where it all began.

We believe that every community should be able to enjoy good bread and we open early daily to serve handmade breakfast, lunch, and a variety of our cakes and coffee. We are passionate about our coffee; our own blend is provided by Extract Coffee roasters in Bristol.

We all share a passion for good food and caring for our communities. With this in mind, we are committed to giving customers the very best possible experience- whether it is around great food, shop environment or customer service.

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Marie Curie
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At Marie Curie we sell a range of items including clothing and accessories, books, bric a brac, electrical, toys/games, music items and dvd's, crafts and furniture,
You need to check store with what we can/cannot take as we need to meet certain requirements. Due to our area size we cover we can only collect furniture which at present is a Tuesday, but you will need to book in a collection in store or by phone.
We are always looking for volunteers to join our team over 16 years, although we can accept 14 years plus for those looking for work experience through school. More information can be provided from the Management team in store.
The money we raise helps to Marie Curie provide Free Nursing care to those living with any terminal illness within their own homes.

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Oriental Market
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Oriental Market has been at the centre of the Gloucester Road in Bristol with locals since 2004. We are proud of offering various Asian groceries ranging from Korean, Japanese, Thai and Chinese food. Our shelves are stocked with fresh tofu, sauces, many type of noodles including shirataki noodle from Japan, condiments, teas, drinks, snacks, frozen foods, including dumplings, dim sum, fish and ice cream etc, which you wouldn't find in major grocery stores. We are specialised in Asian grocery so If you are looking for specific products please ask us.

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Planet Pizza
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PLANET PIZZA IS A FAMILY RUN BUSINESS THAT HAS BEEN TRADING ON GLOUCESTER RD FOR OVER 10 YEARS OFFERING DELICIOUS, FRESH FOOD TO THE RESIDENTS OF BISHOPSTON AND THE SURROUNDING AREAS. IT'S A CHILLED, RELAXED AND CHILD FRIENDLY RESTAURANT WITH A POPULAR FOOTBALL TABLE FOR ALL TO ENJOY.

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Playful Toyshop
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Playfull Toyshop opened in 2002. Run by husband and wife team, Nigel and Kerstin. We are more of a European style toyshop specialising in leading brands from Germany ,France and Scandinavia. An Aladdin's cave of gift ideas for children from birth to age 12. Please come in to find games, books, building and craft kits, puzzles , cards music Cd's and much more.

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CONTACT BRISTOL'S INDEPENDENT DISTRICT

Phone: 07462127943
Email: grbidoffice@gmail.com
Address: 57 Gloucester Rd, Bristol BS7 8AD
Company Registered Number – 09018336