J3373 : Former railway goods sheds (demolition), Belfast - March 2016(4)

taken 3 years ago, near to Belfast County Borough, Shankill, Beal Feirste, Springfield and Skegoneill, Northern Ireland

Former railway goods sheds (demolition), Belfast - March 2016(4)
Former railway goods sheds (demolition), Belfast - March 2016(4)
Demolition of the old sheds, at the former Grosvenor Road goods yard, in preparation for the proposed Belfast Transport Hub. This view is from the Grosvenor Road looking towards Durham Street and the telephone exchange J3373 : Telephone exchange, Belfast (top left). Gt Victoria Street occupies the area to the right of the telephone exchange.
Proposed Belfast transport hub
The following is a part quotation from a Department for Regional Development press release issued on 1 July 2014: “Kennedy appoints design team for development of Belfast Transport Hub . . . . The new design team and architects who comprise of Arup, Lead Architect Hiro Aso and John McAslan and Partners have an extensive portfolio in the development and delivery of modern and highly efficient transports infrastructure facilities including Kings Cross Station in London. . . . . The Hub is set to be located on the 20 acre site of the existing Europa Buscentre and Great Victoria Street Train Station. Already around 7 million passengers use these facilities each year and as more people choose to use the bus and train this is estimated to increase to around 13 million passengers by 2030. . . . . The Department in partnership with Translink and the Strategic Investment Board has been working to develop the feasibility of the new Transport Hub and the appointment of the design team takes the project to the next phase”.
Demolition of the former Grosvenor Road railway goods sheds started during March 2016.
The following is a part quotation from a Translink press release issued on 1 November 2016 announcing a public consultation for the proposed combined bus and railway stations “Public Consultation - deadline for feedback: Friday 2 December 2016 Translink wants to be Your First Choice for Travel in Northern Ireland and deliver a public transport service that we can all be proud of. That's why we're committed to delivering the Belfast Hub; a world class multi-modal transport interchange acting as a high quality gateway for Belfast and beyond.”
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Date Taken
Friday, 11 March, 2016   (more nearby)
Friday, 11 March, 2016
Geographical Context
Roads, Road transport  Railways  Construction, Development 
Place (from Tags)
Former (from Tags)
Railway Buildings 
Railway (from Tags)
Northern Ireland Railways 
Primary Subject of Photo
Demolition Site 
Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! J 331 738 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:35.7095N 5:56.4144W
Camera Location
Irish: geotagged! J 330 738
View Direction
East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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