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Banister Park & Bedford Place

Rent or Buy in Banister Park or Bedford Place

Renting or buying property in the Banister Park / Bedford Place areas? Our  local area guide will give you a great insight to the locality.



Situated just outside the main city centre of Southampton, Bedford Place and the surrounding area is a buzz of activity night and day offering a huge selection of shops, restaurants, bars and businesses.

Banister Park is a sought after city centre residential area with local shopping facilities found in Bedford Place.


Residential Area

The houses in Bedford place and Banister Park are mainly 3 bedroomed Victorian terraces. There are also some flats or shared houses. Most properties not used as private residences are shared student houses. These are largely true to their original layout inside, with the properties offering a fair sized garden, for plants, sheds and barbeques etc.



Shops in Bedford place include a beauty salon, bakery, several convenience stores. In addition, there is also a Sainsbury’s, a chemist, a tea room, a gallery and many more variety of shops. It is one of the main spots for shopping and nightlife. Furthermore, it is only 5 minutes from the main city centre which has a large variety of high street and independent shops.

Due to this, the area survives as one of the original local shopping streets of Southampton dating back to the days of the Regency Spa Town with shops such as W.J. French & Sons (Shoes) boasting histories that pre-date the present Victorian houses.



Bedford place is one of the main areas for pubs and clubs. It has numerous bars such as Vodka revolution and Bedford’s bar. The pubs and clubs of London Road are also nearby. Bedford place is located just a 5 minutes’ walk from the city centre.


Local Schools

Bedford place and Banister Park are in very close proximity to the city centre. Local schools include The polygon school (secondary education), St Anne’s catholic school, Springhill catholic Primary School, Southampton Solent University and Southampton language college.



First bus serves the routes to Bedford place on a regular basis. The train station is a 5-minute drive away.


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