Know your Place

Know Your Place is a website that allows you to explore your neighbourhood through historic maps, images and linked information.

Access the database

  • Database is not included in the main library search
  • Databases provided by UWE Bristol are for educational use only and should not be used for commercial corporate purposes or by unlicensed users

Students and staff are able to search and browse Know Your Place without registering, but the site automatically accesses your location by using GPS. This can be turned off after the page has loaded.

Please read the End User Licence. If you agree with this and you are happy that your location will be accessed by Know Your Place, then please continue to the site, using the link below.

Access the Know your Place database

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City Design Group and Bristol City Council