South Bristol Skills Academy (SBSA)

South Bristol Skills Academy (SBSA) opened in 2010 as our flagship centre, serving the south of Bristol. Impressively big on the outside, inside you'll find a welcoming atmosphere and a flexible, open-plan learning environment.


The award-winning eco-friendly building is home to a range of fantastic facilities including:

Students can borrow laptops from the study centre, enjoy the café facilities and make good use of the large open spaces available, with Wi-fi available throughout the building.

South Bristol

Offering vocational training and specialised courses, SBSA is a real educational landmark in south Bristol.

And let's not forget its prime location. With the new Hengrove Leisure Centre and South Bristol Community Hospital just next door, SBSA sits in the heart of south Bristol’s buzzing Hengrove Park, south Bristol’s most exciting new development.

Getting here

By car

The nearest public car parks are at Hengrove Park Leisure Centre and South Bristol Community Hospital. Car parking is also available at Imperial Park, a short walk from SBSA.

SBSA has disabled parking, please call the centre in advance to book on 0117 312 5000

By bike

Secure bicycle anchor points and "Bikeaway" secure lockers are available.

By bus

The centre is served by several bus routes, please use the Plan your Journey website for the latest services.