Central Police Station, Bristol

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Central Police Station, Bristol

The Central Police Station (grid reference ), also known as the Bridewell is a historic building on Nelson Street, Broadmead, Bristol, England.

It was built in 1928 by Ivor Jones and Percy Thomas and opened as a police station in November 1930 near the site of a previous station. Neighbouring buildings housed law courts and a fire station. It closed as a working police station in August 2005.

The building has been designated by English Heritage as a grade II listed building. Currently the building is a temporary home for Art Space Life Space by agreement with the property developers Urban Splash whilst a new use for the site is found.