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An exciting new addition to Bristol’s thriving food and drink scene

Prime opportunities for independent retailers
Up to 220,000 sq ft of BREEAM ‘Excellent’-rated office space
Over 600 new homes
Phase two coming soon
New pedestrian route linking south Bristol with the city centre
New public landscaped square
Bristol’s best independent food and drink retailers


Wapping Wharf is a new community-focused neighbourhood on Bristol’s harbourside in the historical and cultural heart of the city.

This historic site is being transformed into a new quarter, which will feature over 600 high quality new homes, reflecting the urban dockside character of the area, as well as independent restaurants, shops and cafes, and office space. Nestled behind the M Shed museum on land that was previously derelict, Wapping Wharf is set to become a new destination for the people of Bristol and beyond where residents and visitors can shop, eat and relax.

A new addition to Bristol’s thriving food and drink scene, Wapping Wharf’s Gaol Ferry Steps will be lined with independent retailers, while it will also be home to Cargo, Bristol’s first retail yard made of converted shipping containers, also with an independent food and drink focus. There are also plans for Cargo 2 due to strong demand.

Wapping Wharf has provided the city with an important new connection between south Bristol and the city centre following the opening of Gaol Ferry Steps, which runs through the heart of the development. Commuters can now easily walk down this new pedestrianised, tree-lined route that links Gaol Ferry Bridge to the waterfront and a new public landscaped square.

This phased project will eventually retain and restore several key listed buildings and the Old City Gaol gates to enhance the City Docks conservation area. Wapping Wharf is one of the most significant new schemes in the city and is the final piece in the jigsaw that will complete the regeneration of Bristol’s famous floating harbour.

Phase One - Now Released


Wapping Wharf Living, the first phase of private sale homes, is now complete and has brought new life and vibrancy to this part of the city. The urban dockside character of these one and two-bed apartments and penthouses is in keeping with the historic harbourside, with all homes finished to a high standard. Many of the penthouses offer sweeping views of the city and beyond.

To register your interest in phase 2, which will include over 300 new apartments,
please call 0117 403 3500 or email sales@wappingwharfliving.co.uk


The first phase of new homes at Wapping Wharf is now complete, with phase two coming soon.

Residents have moved into their new apartments and independent retailers are flocking to be a part of the city’s newest neighbourhood, marking the start of a new community alongside Bristol’s waterfront.

Wapping Wharf will deliver over 600 apartments in total, with the first phase of homes featuring 194 apartments. These include 113 private sale homes, named Wapping Wharf Living, all of which are now sold, as well as 55 homes that are operated for private rent and 26 affordable homes.

There has been significant interest in the 8,300 sq ft of retail and leisure space along Gaol Ferry Steps at Wapping Wharf, with Mokoko, Little Victories and Better Food having already signed up.

Planning consent has been granted for Cargo, Bristol’s first retail yard made of converted shipping containers, with its opening expected this summer, and there are plans for Cargo 2 due to popular demand. These container parks will be home to independent retailers, and, along with those on Gaol Ferry Steps, will showcase the very best of Bristol’s vibrant food and drink scene.

Gaol Ferry Steps, a new pedestrian route through the development connecting south Bristol to the city centre is now open, linking Gaol Ferry Bridge to Museum Square, a new public landscaped square on the waterfront by the M Shed.

Over 80 further affordable homes will be delivered as part of phase 2 of the Wapping Wharf scheme, with the second phase including over 320 homes in total. Enabling works are currently under way, beginning with the stabilisation of the listed Old City Gaol gates.

Most of the site area is owned by Umberslade but the Masterplan also covers waterfront land and buildings, including M shed, owned by Bristol City Council. Phase one and phase two homes are being delivered by Umberslade in a joint venture with Muse Developments. Umberslade has retained ownership of the scheme’s retail units.

All of the 113 private sale apartments in phase one are now sold with reservations for phase two homes expected to be taken from spring 2017. To register your interest in phase 2, please call 0117 403 3500 or email sales@wappingwharfliving.co.uk

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Month £115.00
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Developer & Commercial

Residential enquiries

Atwell Martin

0117 930 5678

Retail and Cargo enquiries

Craig Cawthorne

0117 930 5752

Press enquiries


0117 944 1415

Site address - Wapping Wharf, Wapping Road, Bristol BS1 4RW