The Fermentation Buildings

The historic Fermentation Buildings will be part of a new hotspot for Bristol’s social scene at Finzels Reach, alongside the instantly-recognisable Compressor Building overlooking the Floating Harbour and adjacent Well Head building.

Located along Hawkins Lane, the Fermentation Buildings are set to house an eclectic array of independent shops, restaurants and cafes on the ground floor, with inspirational new office space being created above.


Brimming with character, these former brewery buildings are perfectly positioned in the heart of Finzels Reach – the ideal location for a thriving hub of restaurant, cafes, shops and other leisure businesses. 

This new street of businesses will lead to Castle Bridge, the new connection between the city centre and Finzels Reach, where over 2,500 people will live and work by 2019. The bridge also provides easy access to and from the main shopping areas of the city including Cabot Circus, St Nicholas Market and Broadmead.

Finzels Reach is already home to a popular weekly street food market, cafes Spicer + Cole and Cafe Matariki, as well as restaurant and bar Bocabar and Le Vignoble wine lounge and shop. Neighbouring Compressor Building houses a cutting-edge brewery and brewpub by Left Handed Giant with a vegetarian wood-fired pizza offering provided by Mission Pizza.

Combining original exposed brickwork with state-of-the-art specification, the units ranging from 1,000 sq ft to 15,000 sq ft are available and can be configured to meet requirements. 


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Contact the Agent

Proposals from interested parties are invited on the basis of occupational pre-letting, long leasehold turnkey packages or sale. For more information on the leisure opportunities at Finzels Reach, contact Insight Retail.

34 Frogmore Street

Tel: 0117 930 4536


Download the leisure brochure

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