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Cabot Circus is a shopping centre in Bristol, England. It is adjacent to Broadmead, a shopping district in Bristol city centre. The Cabot Circus development area contains shops, offices, a cinema, hotel and 250 apartments. It covers a total of 139,350 m2 (1,500,000 sq ft) floor space, of which 92,900 m2 (1,000,000 sq ft) is retail outlets and leisure facilities.[1] It opened in September 2008, after a ten-year planning and building project costing £500 million.[2]

Cabot Circus
Cabot Circus logo
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LocationBroadmead, Bristol, England
Coordinates51°27′32″N 2°35′06″W / 51.459°N 2.585°W / 51.459; -2.585Coordinates: 51°27′32″N 2°35′06″W / 51.459°N 2.585°W / 51.459; -2.585
Opening date25 September 2008; 11 years ago (2008-09-25)
DeveloperBristol Alliance
ManagementStephanie Lacey
OwnerLand Securities & Hammerson
No. of stores and services140
No. of anchor tenants2 (House of Fraser & Harvey Nichols)
Total retail floor area92,900 m2 (1,000,000 sq ft)
No. of floors4
Parking2,500 car spaces over 8 floors
(Retail & leisure floor area shown)[1]


Cabot Circus contains a variety of shops, dining options and entertainment, including international fashion retailers such as: H&M, Superdry, Topshop and Zara.[3] There is also a Showcase Cinema De Lux, containing 13 screens.


The closest train station to Cabot Circus is Bristol Temple Meads Station, while many bus routes also stop around Cabot Circus including routes: 6, 7, 8, 9, 24, 35, 36, 37, 42, 42A, 43, 44, 45, 47, 48, 48A, 49, X48, X49, 72, 178, UWE and a free minibus that runs from Cabot Circus to various locations in Bristol.[4]

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  1. ^ a b "BREAAM Awards 2008" (PDF). BREEAM. Retrieved 19 December 2008.
  2. ^ "New £500m shopping centre opens". BBC News. 25 September 2008. Retrieved 19 December 2008.
  3. ^ "Cabot Circus". Retrieved 29 October 2019.
  4. ^ "Cabot Circus - Getting Here". Retrieved 29 October 2019.

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