Our headquarters are based in Abbey Wood in Bristol, an eclectic city bursting with Georgian character, plenty of hilly vistas and strong references to its shipping heritage.
Whether you want to take a stroll across the Clifton Suspension Bridge, jump aboard Brunel’s SS Great Britain or find a Bansky among the independent shops on Gloucester Road, the city has the buzz of London with the convenience of a smaller city.
Bristol has regularly been anointed as one of the best places to live in the UK – taking the accolade of “Best Place to Live in Britain” in 2017, and more recently was named as the Best Place in the UK Outside London for Under 26s
Our HQ in Filton boasts an impressive range of on-site facilities including a nursery, restaurants and coffee bistros, parking, ATM machines, a convenience store, hairdressers, plus dry cleaning facilities.
Our sports facilities include a fully equipped gym and sports hall with bookable classes, as well as squash courts, tennis courts and a football pitch.
MOD Abbey Wood Facilities
The site is located in the north of Bristol. It offers excellent communications with the M32 only one mile along the A4174 to the east.
From M4 take J19 sign posted M32 Bristol, then at J1 turn right at roundabout sign posted A4174 Filton and at next roundabout turn left sign posted MOD ABW.
From M5 take J16 sign posted A38 Bristol, then at second roundabout turn left onto A4174 sign posted Ring road M32, then at next roundabout turn right sign posted MOD ABW.
From Bristol task M32 signposted M4 London, then at J1 turn left sign posted A4174 Filton and next roundabout turn left signposted MOD ABW.
The Filton Abbey Wood railway station, is located adjacent to the site on the western boundary, and offers regional services for commuters travelling in all directions. InterCity Rail services are also available from Bristol Parkway less than one mile away to the north.
From Bristol Parkway it is a 20-minute brisk walk to the Abbey Wood Main Reception.
Taxis are usually available at this station.
Alternatively, buses number, 517 and 680 provide a regular service to the bus stop outside the Main Reception. The First Bus service No. 73 will drop you on the main road near the McDonalds restaurant. It is a short walk to the Main Reception.