Bristol mayor holds out hope for cancelled Populous arena


Marvin Rees ‘very interested’ to meet US investor to rescue £156m city centre scheme

Bristol mayor Marvin Rees has said he is open to proposals from a US investor to rescue Populous’ £156m city centre arena scheme which he cancelled at the start of the month.

Rees said he would be “very interested” if a US investor, understood to be Oak View Group, that met with city council officials two weeks ago, decided to table a bid to build a concert venue on the site.

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