Engine shed to be transformed

Brunel's historic Engine Shed at Bristol Temple Meads is to receive a one and a half million pound investment to turn it into a business centre.

New lease of life for Brunel's Engine Shed

by Tanya Mercer

One of Bristol's most historic buildings is to be transformed into a business hub. Brunel's Engine Shed was once at the heart of the industrial revolution and later housed the Empire and Commonwealth Museum.

But for several years it's been empty, and now the building's about to undergo a restoration. It's part of bigger multi-million pound plan to renovate the whole area and attract more investment in the city. Tanya Mercer reports.

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Bristol's Engine Shed to be turned into a business centre

George Ferguson assesses the building at Temple Meads Credit: ITV News West Country

Brunel's historic Engine Shed at Bristol Temple Meads is to receive a one and a half million pound investment to turn it into a business centre.

It's part of a joint venture between the City Council and Bristol University to attract trade to the region. Twenty companies are expected to move in if the scheme gets the go ahead.