The journey so far and next steps

The Temple Quarter Development Framework forms part of the ongoing story to transform the area surrounding Temple Meads station.

2012 the original 70 hectare Temple Quarter Enterprise Zone officially designated by the Government. The original Enterprise Zone has provided investment in public spaces and a range of business initiatives that has resulted in small and large enterprises locating in the zone, landmark developments such as Glass Wharf and Engine Shed and created over 3,000 jobs

2013 Engine Shed opens

2015 2 Glass Wharf office development opens

2015 Brock’s Bridge linking Temple Island completed

2016 3,000 jobs located in TQEZ

April 2017 Enterprise Zone expanded by 30ha

2017 Engine Shed 2 approved

2018 University of Bristol Enterprise Campus granted planning consent

2018 Temple Island scheme announced

2018 Work on Development Framework commences

2019 Engagement with business and communities on vision for the Development Framework

2019 Temple Gate improvements complete

June 2020 Refurbishment of Temple Meads roof commences

Download the full breakdown of the regeneration timeline – PDF (603kb)