J5182 : Demolition, Bangor

taken 7 years ago, 3 km from Groomsport, Northern Ireland

Demolition, Bangor
Demolition, Bangor
This was blowing about in the wind outside. Such cards will be familiar to thousands of past pupils who were issued with one at the start of each school year. The school day, beginning after assembly at 9:05am, was split into 8 periods of 40 minutes; break was between periods 3 & 4 from 11:05am-11:20am; lunch (50 minutes) was either period 6 or 7 depending what year you were in and the day finished at 3:20pm. Nowadays pupils are given a computer print-out of their classes.
Demolition of the former Bangor Grammar School
Bangor Grammar School LinkExternal link was located at College Avenue, Bangor, from 1906 until December 2012 when it moved to a new building on Gransha Road in the town. The vacant site was demolished in early 2013 pending redevelopment for "...apartments and erection of 43 dwelling units comprising a mix of detached and semi-detached, landscaping and associated car parking, site and access works" (DoE Planning Application ref W/2012/0103/F). The only part of the school retained is the former Crosby Building / Crosby House J5182 : Bangor Grammar School which will be converted for residential use.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 21 April, 2013   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 14 May, 2013
Geographical Context
Coastal  City, Town centre  Derelict, Disused 
Place (from Tags)
Bangor 
Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! J 510 821 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:39.8883N 5:39.5459W
Camera Location
Irish: geotagged! J 511 821
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WEST (about 270 degrees)
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Demolition Work  Bangor Grammar School  Bangor  School (Former)  Bangor (Co Down)  Demolition  Demolition Site  Timetable 

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