Southdown is a diverse community made up of students, young professionals, families, and elderly residents.
Local shops and amenities include a Co-op, post office, pharmacy, convenience stores, and takeaways.
- Local Surgery and Chemist
- Bus Routes – First Service 1 to City Centre, 5 to Bath Spa University Newton Campus and 22 to University of Bath
- Post Office
Councillors – Cllr Paul Crossley and Cllr Dine Romero