YTL Arena Bristol

The Home of Supersonic

In the historic aircraft hangars where Concorde was designed, built and tested, a supersonic new 17,000-capacity arena will stand.


A world-class entertainment destination like no other. One that will attract the biggest acts, bringing the best in live music, sport and entertainment to Bristol.

But YTL Arena Bristol's cultural impact will go way beyond being simply a platform for international superstars.

Local people will be at the heart of its purpose: A community stage will showcase up-and-coming local acts, bringing new opportunities and new voices to Bristol. The venue is also adopting a Living Wage policy for staff and 75% of supplies will come from local producers.

Crowd watching a live show from the top of  YTL Arena Bristol

Bringing together international artists and local creatives to inspire the next generation of Bristol talent

Putting Bristol on the World Stage

Alongside the Arena will be The Hub and Festival Hall, working together as one venue to encourage innovation and create a new home for Bristol’s creative community. At The Hub, you’ll be spoilt for choice with pop-up shops, cafes, work spaces and leisure activities. The Festival Hall will boast an impressive 11,000sqm flat-floor exhibition space, making it the perfect venue for hosting conferences, trade shows and even live sport.

Tennis match taking place in Festival Hall at YTL Arena Bristol

Finally, YTL Arena Bristol is being designed to be truly sustainable. Reimagining the superstructure of the existing hangars will save 18,580 tonnes of Carbon. At the same time, rainwater harvesting and electricity-generating solar panels will help make the building Britain’s most sustainable entertainment venue.

A New Headline Act For The South West

The first large-scale indoor arena and exhibition centre in the South West, attracting the world’s biggest artists and events to Bristol.

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