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Solar powered properties

Solar panels have been around for a long time now, but as with any technology, it is constantly improving and getting cheaper. While the use of renewable energy is on the rise, the majority of power is still from unsustainable sources, so if people want renewable energy then they have to turn to solar panels in order to power their properties.

Halogen Bulb Ban - What does this mean for your EPC Rating?

You may not be aware that the EU halogen light bulb ban is now in effect in the UK; as of 1 September 2018. This is the final phase of the ban which has been under discussion since 2009 and led to the banning of halogen GU10 spotlights back in 2016. All the halogen bulbs that many people still use in their homes, with a limited number of specialist exceptions such as oven bulbs, are now illegal to import and produce across the EU. Read on to find out what this means

Bristol restaurants

Hello and welcome to Autumn in Bristol! Firstly don’t forget it’s the Chandos Road Festival this Sunday 23rd Sept from 12-6pm and we are proud to be main stage sponsors again. Find out more via their Facebook page. And secondly, we thought it would be a nice idea to do a bit of a blog about food this month, as you may or may not know Chandos Road is known as a bit of a “hub” for top Bristol eateries and food with some of Bristol’s most highly rated restaurants based there...

Mortgages made simple

Here at Bristol Property Centre we really strive to be the best we can be at what we do, offering a real personalised one-to-one service to all our customers. We also want to offer our customers the very best up to date advice and local services we can, we are proud to be an independent and local agency with a true expert knowledge of Bristol (and pssst we’ve won a fair few awards too).

So for July for our blog we decided to focus on location, location, location, more specifically the fabulous city in which we live…Bristol!

Maybe you are Bristolian born and bred, maybe like many of us, Bristol is your adopted home for many many years now, maybe you moved here to study, for work and never left, or maybe you moved here as you saw Bristol consistently rated as 1 or 2 in the best places to live in the UK, or maybe you are thinking of moving here?

Welcome to our Bristol guide, read on and discover more about our fair city from population and transport stats, housing areas to watch, culture, historical facts and things you maybe didn't know re Bristol!