J2966 : New M1 service area, Lisburn/Dunmurry (June 2016)

taken 3 years ago, near to Drumbeg and Dunmurry, Northern Ireland

New M1 service area, Lisburn/Dunmurry (June 2016)
New M1 service area, Lisburn/Dunmurry (June 2016)
Work continuing on the new inward service area. The line of the off-slip is becoming clear (between the white lorry and the yellow digger). There was a strong heat haze today.
M1 service areas, Dunmurry/Lisburn
Work started during towards the end of 2013 on the first motorway service area in Northern Ireland. It will be between the Ballyskeagh and Tullynacross Bridges on the M1. Approval was given after a successful appeal to the Planning Appeals Commission. There were many conditions attached to the approval but the following particularly took my attention: “No vehicular or pedestrian access shall be made to the site from any nearby road (other than the motorway) or the access lane to Bracken Bank House at any time before or during the construction of the development nor at any time thereafter. . . . . . Vehicular access to and from the development shall be by way of the adjoining motorway carriageway only and shall be constructed to the satisfaction of the Department”.
The photographs submitted by me appear as a matter of neutral geographical and historical record only. I have no connection with the Roads Service, the developer or any objector(s).
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Date Taken
Friday, 24 June, 2016   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 24 June, 2016
Geographical Context
Roads, Road transport  Construction, Development 
Place (from Tags)
Dunmurry 
Primary Subject of Photo
Construction 
Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! J 294 664 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:31.7712N 6:0.0982W
Camera Location
Irish: geotagged! J 296 668
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South-southwest (about 202 degrees)
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