Bristol Enterprise Zone: Factfile

July 28, 2011
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Bristol Enterprise Zone Fact File:

Official name: Bristol Temple Quarter Enterprise Zone

Size: 70 hectares (173 acres)

Jobs likely to be created: 17,000

Business space: 240,000 sq m (2.6m sq ft)

Timescale: 25 years

Intention: Creation of a creative and digital industries hub, positioning Bristol as a leading international centre

Features: Superfast broadband, possible business rate discount, relaxed planning framework

Transport links: Rail (Bristol Temple Meads to London, South Wales, the Midlands and North), buses into city centre and Clifton, water taxis to city centre

Existing buildings: Bristol Temple Meads station, Paintworks, Temple Quay business park

Phase One: 2012-2016. 3,500 jobs in 40 new businesses. Infrastructure work. Attraction of world-leading brands

Phase Two: 2016-2036. Conversion of unused land and buildings to create prime business location. Creation of 17,000 jobs in 400 new businesses

 

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