Filton, Bristol Rental Market

A Guide for Landlords

“Filton, home to a mix of students and professionals, offers a thriving rental market. Its proximity to educational institutions like the University of West England (UWE) and convenient amenities make it an enticing prospect for landlords looking to invest in a neighbourhood catering to diverse tenant needs.”

Expert Insight

“Filton’s rental market benefits from its proximity to the University of the West of England and business parks, plus easy access to Bristol’s city centre. Both students and professionals seek housing here, ensuring a steady demand for rental properties.”

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  • Characteristics

    Architectural Diversity

    Filton’s homes are largely 1930s, although there are some modern homes too. The types of properties range from houses to blocks of flats and have seen a surge in HMO conversions over recent years.

    Desirable Location

    Situated along the renowned Gloucester Road, this location embodies a lively and dynamic urban lifestyle. Its accessibility to some of Bristol’s best independent shops, cafes, bars and pubs makes it an immensely sought-after destination for prospective Bristol tenants.

    Cultural appeal:

    Situated in the northern part of Bristol, this location offers tenants easy access to the city centre, major transportation hubs, and essential amenities, making it an appealing choice for prospective tenants. It’s a popular area for families, however, its proximity to The University of the West of England (UWE) means the student rental property demand is relatively high. It is also well-situated for commuting to Aztec West and other nearby business parks. It’s even got some entertaining places to visit like the nearby Bristol Aerospace Museum and Cribbs Causeway shopping centre.

    Green Spaces

    While urban in character, Filton provides proximity to plenty of green spaces to walk the dog, take the children or just for some fresh air.

    Education Opportunities

    Filton provides convenient access to various educational institutions and suits those seeking affordable and well-connected rental properties. Many students studying at The University of the West of England (UWE) choose to rent in Filton.

  • Amenities

    Connectivity and Convenience

    Filton’s prime location offers excellent connectivity. Major transportation hubs are nearby, ensuring that residents can easily access essential amenities, making daily life efficient and hassle-free.

    Retail Therapy

    The neighbourhood’s retail scene features a wide range of stores, at Shield Retail Centre, Filton Retail Park and Abbey Wood Shopping Park. With a large volume of well-known chains and some local independent stores, there are plenty of shopping options to meet tenants’ daily needs.


    Green Spaces and Parks

    These areas offer tranquillity and opportunities for outdoor activities, allowing residents to escape the urban hustle and connect with the natural world. FIlton has several local parks and green spaces including Filton Community Gardens, Millenium Green and plenty to occupy young children at Elm Park.


    Community Engagement

    Filton thrives on community engagement. Local centres including charities like Face host various gatherings, workshops, and events, fostering a strong sense of belonging among residents and promoting a vibrant community spirit.

Filton, Bristol rental market trends:

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Robust Demand

Filton experiences a robust demand for rental properties, with the number of prospective tenants often surpassing the available supply. This competitive rental market provides landlords with an opportunity to secure reliable tenants and potentially command higher rental rates.

Diverse Housing Options

The Filton rental market offers a diverse range of housing options, including apartments, houses, and flats. Many of these properties combine modern amenities with traditional charm, making them attractive to a wide variety of renters.

Attractive to Broad Tenant Base

Filton’s rental market caters to a diverse tenant base, including students from the nearby University of the West of England (UWE), professionals, and families. The presence of nearby UWE creates steady demand from students, providing landlords with the opportunity to secure reliable tenants.

Accessibility and Amenities

In Filton, tenants often prioritise factors like proximity to transportation options, schools, and local amenities. Landlords may want to consider properties that provide easy access to these essentials, as they can enhance the overall appeal of the rental property and attract a broader range of potential tenants.

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Diverse Filton

From large HMOs to flats, students to families and professionals, the market in Filton is very diverse, with plenty of tenants looking to live there.

Filton Aerospace
Plenty to do

With the Aerospace museum and Cribbs Causeway nearby, there is plenty to entertain potential tenants.


Filton has seen many landlords choosing to invest in HMOs. With plenty of students and professionals looking for places to live an HMO in Filton could be a good option.

University of the West of England - we are advertised as an accredited student letting agent in Bristol on their Students' Union at UWE website
Student tenants

With the University of the West of England nearby, Filton is an excellent location for a landlord looking to find student tenants.

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Local Employers

Filton is a brilliant location for access to some of Bristol’s biggest employers including Airbus, Aviva, NHS and the Ministry of Defence.

Some of the Filton properties we let

We let and manage a range of different property types for both professionals and students across Filton.

Conygre Road Filton rental
Conygre Road, Filton rental
Kenmore Crescent, Filton
Kenmore Crescent, Filton rental
Filton Avenue, Filton rental
Filton Avenue, Filton rental
Mortimer Road, Filton rental
Mortimer Road, Filton rental

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