Windmill Hill, Bristol
infobox UK place
country = England
official_name= Windmill Hill
static_image_caption= Boundaries of the city council ward.
population = 11,273 [cite web | title=Windmill Hill | work=2001 Census Ward Information Sheet | url=http://www.bristol.gov.uk/WardFinder/pdfs/windmill-hill-wis.pdf | accessdate=2007-02-20]
region= South West England
constituency_westminster= Bristol South
postcode_district = BS
Windmill Hill is situated in the south of the city of
Bristoland is often referred to as being part of Bedminster. It is a predominantly residential location, and became popular in the 1990s and 2000s with students, artists and environmentalists, often sharing rented accommodation. The area is mainly comprised of Victorian terraced houses though there are also two residential tower blocksPolden and Holroyd House often referred to by locals as the twin towers.
Windmill Hill is separated from the rest of Bedminster by a railway line (and Bedminster train station) and industrial estates as well as the Windmill Hill
In the early years of the 21st century the area started undergoing
gentrificationwhich has increased house prices in the area. Windmill Hill remains a creative and community driven neighbourhood.
* [http://www.windmillhillcityfarm.org.uk/ Windmill Hill City Farm]
* [http://www.somerset.gov.uk/archives/Maps/OS62htm/0607.htm Map of showing Windmill Hill circa 1900]
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