Bower Ashton

Hub of City Campus at UWE Bristol for all students studying creative disciplines.

The site is within close proximity to the popular student residential areas of Bedminster, Hotwells, Southville and Clifton, and regular local bus services connect the campus to the city centre and surrounding areas.

Creative Industries Degree Show 2022

Watch our students from a range of creative disciplines across our City Campus, as they produce and exhibit their works at UWE Bristol's Creative Industries Degree Show.


  • Library
  • Physical Making resources (print, wood, metal, ceramics, enamel, laser, electronics and animatronics, textiles, sewing)
  • Digital Media and Performance resources (production studios for animation, film and photography, editing and post-production facilities, the newsroom, performance spaces)
  • Software learning
  • Central equipment loans
  • Studio space for some art and design programmes
  • Teaching spaces
  • Canteen and Students' Union bar and shop
  • Arts materials shop
  • Student Project Coordinators – a personal service to help you get access to technical help and support.

View the opening times for studios and resource centres (PDF) across all City Campus sites.

City Campus locations

Where to find Bower Ashton Campus, Arnolfini, Spike Island and Watershed.

1. Bower Ashton Campus

Kennel Lodge Road Bristol BS3 2JT.

2. Arnolfini

16 Narrow Quay Bristol BS1 4QA. Located in the centre of Bristol on Narrow Quay, between the harbourside and Prince Street.

3. Spike Island

133 Cumberland Road Bristol BS1 6UX.

4. Watershed

1 Canon’s Road Harbourside Bristol BS1 5TX.

Bower Ashton Campus images

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