Bristol, Bath and the surrounding area are one of only six Science Cities in the UK.
Bristol, Bath and the surrounding area are one of only six Science Cities in the UK. The area is home to the UKs aerospace industry, Europes Silicon Valley and a hotbed of creative industries and environmental technologies. It is also home to the third most powerful academic research cluster in the UK and a diverse range of Public Sector Research Establishments, such as the Environment Agency and the MOD. Its culture effectively blends the traditional with the alternative; creating an innovative place where the giants of aviation, rub shoulders with pervasive media and the cutting-edge of sustainable energy development.