Southmead Development Trust

What we do

The Southmead Development Trust supports residents in the communities of Southmead and North Bristol.  We run the Greenway Centre, Southmead Youth Centre, and Southmead Adventure Playground (‘The Ranch’). We work in partnership with community groups, other charities, organisations and businesses to raise funds and manage projects and services which increase opportunities, reduce isolation, and promote wellbeing.  We are governed by a Board of Trustees who are local residents.

Greenway Centre

Greenway is home to the Greenhouse Cafe, Greenway Gym and to teams which offer services to help residents. The Centre also offers event, meeting and conference space to hire, as well as business units and offices for rent.

Southmead Youth Centre

In partnership with Creative Youth Network our Youth Team runs a weekly programme for young people.  The Centre also offers a fully equipped gym including Boxing Club facilities, and spaces for hire.

Southmead Adventure Playground

Southmead Development Trust manages the Southmead Adventure Playground (‘The Ranch’), working with Bristol Playbus to provide play sessions for young people. The playground has spaces for hire, including a soft play, five a side football pitch, and large playground.

We’re Hiring: Project Manager & Community Life Planner, Neighbours Connect Southmead

We’re looking for someone with excellent people skills and management experience to join our innovative project, Neighbours Connect Southmead, which helps to prevent and reduce social isolation in Southmead.  This full time role is based at our Greenway Centre in Southmead within the Trust’s Health and Wellbeing Team. Full Job Description: click here Application form: click here    […]

Making Christmas Lunch Count

Next week our Greenhouse Cafe team will be serving Christmas lunch every day (2nd – 6th December).  The aroma of freshly made gravy (ahhh!) will be tempting customers towards a delicious array of festive treats including traditional turkey, Pigs in Blankets, homemade Yorkshire Puddings, Cauliflower Cheese, roast potatoes, and tasty Chickpea Loaf with Christmas glaze […]

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