The village has a population of around 9000 people and is popular with commuters into Bristol. There are local restaurants, shops, a post office and supermarket in the village. The village is within easy reach of Cribbs Causeway and The Mall. Major local employers include Airbus at Filton and Southmead Hospital in Westbury-on-Trym. Bristol City Centre is within easy commuting range. Bristol has all the amenities of one of England’s major Cities, including two Universities, another major shopping centre at Cabot Circus, excellent independent schools such as Q.E.H., Bristol Grammar School and Redmaids and World Heritage Sites such as the Clifton Suspension Bridge as well as numerous cultural and sporting amenities.