Major developments

Find out about larger development projects in Bristol.

To see a list of major planning applications that we’re considering, use the Applications Search on our Planning Online website. To search for major planning applications:

  • in the Description Keyword box, type Major application
  • in the Status box, choose Pending consideration
  • select Search at the bottom of the page

Bristol Arena

The Bristol Arena is a new 12,000 capacity venue that will be built on the former diesel depot site close to Temple Meads station.

The arena is due to open in 2020.

Find out about the arena project on the Bristol Temple Quarter website.


MetroBus is a new express bus service for the West of England. Construction has now started. Find out about MetroBus on the TravelWest website.

Contact information

Development Management

City Hall

PO Box 3176

Bristol, BS3 9FS

Opening Hours

You'll need to make an appointment to visit us in person. Call us to book an appointment.

Appointments are at:
City Hall
College Green


Tel: 0117 922 3000