J3575 : The Titanic Signature Project, Belfast (67)
near to Ballymacarret, Queens Island, Belfast County Borough, Shankill and Skegoneill, Ireland
"Titanic Belfast" (formerly the Titanic Signature Project)
Work started, in May 2009, on what, at the time, was known as “The Titanic Signature Project”. The building opened to the public on 31 March 2012. This is a series of photographs showing the construction work underway and after the public opening. It is owned by an independent charitable trust known as Titanic Foundation Limited Link.
The site occupies some 75 acres of waterfront, former industrial land on the eastern side of the River Lagan in the Titanic Quarter and close to the centre of Belfast. The architects were Todd Architects who designed J3372 : Department of Architecture, Queen's University, Belfast (2) and J3474 : The "Boat" site, Belfast (42).
The Hamilton Dock, Belfast
A dry dock entered via the Abercorn Basin and once used by Harland & Wolff for repairs to coasters etc. Long disused and now (2011) being renovated as part of the Titanic Quarter developments.
There was an application, in March 2011, for planning permission: “0435/F Hamilton Graving Dock, Queens Road, Queens Island, Belfast Restoration of former graving dock, display of former caisson gate and SS Nomadic ship in permanently dry dock. Ship to include interpretation education space, cafe & entertainments licence. Proposals to dock side to include repair to existing surfaces and new surface materials, new lighting, boundary railings and dock edge railings as well as restoration and extension of existing pump house and installation of bridge and gangways”.
- Grid Square
- J3575, 406 images (more nearby)
- Albert Bridge (find more nearby)
- Image classification?
- Supplemental image
- Date Taken
- Sunday, 20 November, 2011 (more nearby)
- Sunday, 20 November, 2011
- Geographical Context
- Subject Location
Irish: J 350 752 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:36.4606N 5:54.6305W
- Photographer Location
- Irish: J 349 749
- View Direction
- North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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