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: Casual Part Time Cleaner

We are looking for a casual part time cleaner to work shifts here at Greenway Centre. Duties will include cleaning the meeting rooms, showers, changing rooms, all toilets, buffing and mopping the café, main hall and reception floors.  You will also be responsible for locking and securing the building and providing occasional assistance to evening […]

Big changes: Bristol City Council to do major improvement works to Arnside Road

In partnership with Southmead Development Trust and the Regeneration board, Bristol City Council have won £3.6m from the ‘Housing and Infrastructure Fund’ to do infrastructure works to Arnside road and Glencoyne Square, to facilitate Southmead Regeneration and to improve Arnside Road. What does this mean for the future of Arnside Road, including parking? Lucy Empson from […]

We’re Hiring: Chief Executive Officer

We are a dynamic organisation committed to Southmead and to the communities of North Bristol. We are passionate about people, passionate about reducing inequality and passionate about making a difference to the lives of individuals within our communities. In the last five years we have grown our turnover of £500k to £2m. Our core areas […]

UWE Bristol Summer Internship Undergraduate Scheme 2019 – Regeneration Project Assistant

Workshop design

Southmead Development Trust is looking for a dynamic, dedicated intern to support the communications, consultation and outreach in an ambitious and exciting community led regeneration project. The project intern will help to deliver what is one of the largest community-led schemes nationally.   Intern eligibility The scheme is open to first, second and placement year […]

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