Engine Shed

  • Saturday 10AM - 3PM

Venue number: 25

Engine Shed

  • Saturday 10 AM - 3 PM

Venue number: 25

Engine Shed

Find out how Brunel’s original station has been transformed into an exciting business hub, and see the art installation ‘House of Mirrors’ by Rob Olins. Drop in throughout the day, or meet the brains behind the project (and Engine Shed 2) on guided tours at 10.30am, 11.30am, 12.30pm and 1.30pm.

Key Information

Design Information

  • Built1841
  • Designed byEngineer: I.K. Brunel (original), Childs & Sulzman & Nudge Group (redevelopment)
  • Building styleTudor Gothic Revival

Engine Shed forms part of the original Temple Meads train station, opened in 1841 as the terminus of the Great Western Railway, and thought to be one of the oldest surviving terminuses in the world. The building was fronted by offices which were home to Brunel’s boardroom, drawing offices, offices of Great Western Railway and Station Master’s quarters.

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