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New Arena For Bristol

Bristol Mayor, George Ferguson, has agreed to release £250,000 to look into the possibility of building an Arena within the Bristol Enterprise Zone near to Temple Meads Railway Station.

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Bristol Arena could get approval tonight

Plans for Bristol Arena Credit: Bristol City Council

Plans for the Bristol Arena are expected to be approved at a city budget meeting tonight.

The £90 million venue next to Temple Meads would have a capacity of 12,000.

Work could start in January 2016 if the scheme gets the go-ahead.

The City Council has raised £53 million for the project and is planning to borrow the rest. The meeting will also debate cuts and a 2 percent rise in council tax.

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