J3674 : The Connswater, Belfast (16)

near to Sydenham, Ballymacarret, Ballyhackamore, Ormeau and Queens Island, Ireland

The Connswater, Belfast (16)
The Connswater, Belfast (16)
A drain, downstream of the Connswater Street bridge, 91 minutes after low water Belfast. To the layman it seems to be partly blocked by accumulated mud - possibly preventing the flap from opening.
The Connswater Greenway, Belfast
A major project involving a neglected river running through east Belfast. Officially described as: “The Connswater Community Greenway is a £32 million investment in East Belfast. The project has been developed by the East Belfast Partnership and is funded by the Big Lottery Fund, Belfast City Council and the Department for Social Development.
The Connswater Community Greenway will create a 9km [5½ miles] linear park through East Belfast, following the course of the Connswater, Knock and Loop Rivers, connecting the open and green spaces and remediating the Connswater River itself. The Greenway will reconnect the communities of East Belfast and restore the rivers as community assets. It will create vibrant, attractive, safe and accessible parkland for leisure, recreation and community events and activities”.

An announcement, on 2 July 2013, included the following “Summer 2013 construction of the first phase of the Connswater Community Greenway Project will begin with work taking place in Orangefield and Victoria Parks. One of the key elements of work in Victoria Park is a new bridge link from Victoria Park to Airport Road”.

An official press release dated 19 August 2014 contains the following: “The final phase of the Connswater Community Greenway will begin later this year and will include; a C.S. Lewis themed public square at Holywood Arches, public art, new play areas, improvements to the rivers, flood defences, lighting, benches, landscaping, planting and 13kms of new paths for walking and cycling.”
This is the link to the official Connswater Greenway website LinkExternal link
Creative Commons Licence [Some Rights Reserved]   © Copyright Albert Bridge and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence.
year taken
2012
Loading map... (JavaScript required)
Grid Square
J3674, 360 images   (more nearby)
Photographer
  (find more nearby)
Image classification?
Supplemental image
Date Taken
Thursday, 1 March, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 1 March, 2012
Geographical Context
Rivers, Streams, Drainage  Suburb, Urban fringe 
Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! J 364 743 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:35.9321N 5:53.3762W
Photographer Location
Irish: geotagged! J 364 743
View Direction
SOUTH (about 180 degrees)
Clickable map
+

Forward to a
friend by email


Other Tags
Belfast  River  Connswater  Drain  Mud 

Click a tag, to view other nearby images.

This page has been viewed about 31 times.
View this location: KML (Google Earth) · Google MapsExternal link · Geograph Map · geotagged! More Links for this image
NW N NE
W Go E
SW S SE
[Mark
You are not logged in login | register
donations accepted