Decarbonising Portbury Avonmouth Severnside supported by a collaborative Local Industrial Decarbonisation Plan

Date: Thurs. June 22nd from 07:30 to 09:00.
Host: City Leap Partnership
Venue: Avonmouth Community Centre, 257 Avonmouth Rd., Avonmouth. BS11 9EN

Hosts City Leap will share their objectives for decarbonising Bristol and the opportunities this presents for Portbury Avonmouth Severnside, leveraging the skills, expertise and energy from across the area.

We’ll also introduce the exciting initiative to bid for funding to develop a collaborative Local Industrial Development Plan bringing together local partners including The Bristol Port Company, Western Gateway, Hydrogen South West, 7CO2, WECA, Bristol, North Somerset and South Glos. Councils with City Leap Partnership and SevernNet

Come along and be here at the beginning of the discussions … we’ll be discussing opportunities and next steps and inviting you to get on board and help shape this transformative journey and opportunity for the area.

The agenda will include snapshots of the great work already being done and developed across Portbury Avonmouth Severnside … and the potential!

If you’re seeking to decarbonise your business/development and/or have lessons, opportunities, services etc. to share please come along! We want to hear from you.

The event is being held at, and catered by, Avonmouth Community Centre who have their own story to tell about retrofitting to improve energy efficiency!

Come along, join the discussion, and find out more. We look forward to seeing you on June 22nd

SevernNet Business Breakfast’s are an opportunity to meet and collaborate with local businesses and stakeholders. There’ll be an opportunity for everyone to introduce yourself and your business.

A breakfast roll and hot drinks will be provided! Please let us know if you have any allergies or dietary requirements at time of booking.

About City Leap PartnershipWho are we?

Bristol City Leap is a world first, game-changing approach towards decarbonisation at city-scale. The City Leap Energy Partnership is a twenty-year joint venture between Bristol City Council, Ameresco and Vattenfall Heat UK which will enable the delivery of over £1 billion of investment into Bristol’s energy system.

Put simply, this means a transformative boost in the amount of renewable energy and decarbonised heat powering our city, which in turn means a cleaner, greener and healthier place to live, learn, work and play.

During the first five years of the partnership, nearly £500 million will be invested in a range of large infrastructure projects including the significant expansion of Bristol’s award-winning Heat Network that provides local businesses and residents with access to reliable, affordable low carbon heat from sustainable sources. Solar panels and low carbon heating systems will be installed at local schools, the council’s social housing will be made more energy efficient to tackle the cost-of-living crisis, and substantial investment will go into community-owned renewable energy projects to help residents play a part in Bristol’s journey to carbon neutrality.

About Avonmouth Community CentreWho are we?

Avonmouth Community Centre Association exists to champion Avonmouth as a great place to live and work. Through activities, meals, and our drop in coffee shop, residents can access support for their health and wellbeing, as well as companionship.

By promoting Avonmouth Community in the wider city of Bristol, with Bristol City Council and collaborating with private enterprise in the Severnet Business community ACCA gives a voice to residents that feel forgotten and unheard.

Our vision is to improve the environment for residents and foster a sense of identity amidst a diversifying community creating a gathering space that is hospitable, accessible and welcoming to all. Whatever age or stage of life, we believe together is better for addressing transport, housing, food poverty, isolation and health. 

We host events and activities, with flexible indoor and outdoor spaces that can be hired for meetings, parties, weddings, community events, public consultations and exhibitions.

We are based in Avonmouth opposite Avonmouth Park., a minute away from Avonmouth Rail Station on the Severn Beach Line and easily accessible from central Bristol, the Portway (A4) and M5 J18.

If you have any questions, or wish to find out about booking a room, just contact us or email the Centre Manager. Tel: 0117 982 7445. Email:

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