Bradford on Avon
Bradford on Avon Community Area is made up of 59km2 of urban and rural countryside in the west of Wiltshire. It is dominated by one large settlement, the ancient market town of Bradford on Avon.
The town has a history dating back far earlier than the Saxons, whose lasting legacy is the little church of St Laurence. Excavations in the playing fields of St Laurence School have revealed one of the largest and certainly richest Roman Villa sites in Britain with a series of remarkably well preserved mosaics. The surrounding area is one of small villages and farms and is rural in nature.
Bradford on Avon is the only town in the nine parishes across the community area. Bradford on Avon is a popular and expensive commuter town with easy access to Bristol, Bath, and London.
Wiltshire as a whole is a fairly affluent local authority, however there are pockets of deprivation. A map of deprivation in Bradford on Avon Community Area is provided below.
The Index of Multiple Deprivation uses a collection of indicators grouped into seven Deprivation Domains to provide a relative estimate of deprivation within England. These domains are weighted to indicate their impact on deprivation and are collated to provide a single Index of Multiple Deprivation (IMD).
For more information about deprivation, please click here.
The information pack highlights key data across 9 different themes for Bradford on Avon Community Area. You can download a PDF version of the information pack by clicking below.