Being on the doorstep of two of the UK’s most thriving cities, as well as within a stone’s throw from the River Avon, Keynsham has plenty of business opportunity. The area benefits from an excellent network of walking and cycling routes, including the Monarch’s Way, the River Avon Trail and the Bristol and Bath Railway path. Easy to reach from Bath, Keynsham has a good rail link, benefiting from a railway station that offers regular trains to London Waterloo & Cardiff City.
The Chocolate Factory is a distinctive former industrial building comprising part of the mixed-use Chocolate Quarter development having been comprehensively refurbished to provide highly flexible office accommodation with secure on-site car parking and cycle parking facilities.
The new Keynsham Civic Centre and library & information service has completely transformed the town centre in a way that exceeds the expectations of a corporate office development. The redevelopment replaces outdated 1960s buildings, bringing jobs and investment to the town centre with a new 68,000 ft2 council office, library and information service, 20,000 ft2 retail located around two new pedestrian streets, a market square, new car parking and highways improvements.
There is an excellent selection of schools within the area if you are looking to relocate with your family, both independent and state run, for your choosing Award winning Wellsway Secondary specialises in Sports and Science and accommodates a leisure centre that is available for wider community use.
Keynsham’s Memorial Park is a popular attraction to business owners, residents and visitors alike. Running parallel to the High Street, the park is complete with sports courts, community veg gardens, picnic area, playgrounds, skate park and The Park Side Café, the 26 acre park has got something for everyone. In the summer months it’s a hub for the Keynsham Music Festival, one of the South West's premier music festivals, and various concerts which take place in its bandstand.
Bath & North East Somerset Council have recently been awarded up to £1.1m for Keynsham’s High Street Heritage Action Zone. This will fund a public realm enhancement scheme, tackling the roads, pavements and public areas in the High Street and Temple Street. Grants will also be available to repair key buildings and enhance historic shopfronts to improve the look of the retail environment. Alongside these environmental improvements, local partners will work together to produce a programme of cultural activities to bring people into Keynsham and celebrate its distinctive heritage.