J3774 : Former petrol station, Strandtown, Belfast (May 2010)

taken 8 years ago, near to Sydenham, Ballyhackamore, Ballymacarret, Ormeau and Queens Island, Northern Ireland

Former petrol station, Strandtown, Belfast (May 2010)
Former petrol station, Strandtown, Belfast (May 2010)
25 years ago there were four petrol stations on the Holywood Road. One is still trading, two have been demolished and the sites redeveloped. There is also this one (ex-Esso and then ex-Maxol) almost opposite the “Strand” cinema J3774 : The "Strand" cinema, Belfast (2).
Nos 119/125 Holywood Road, Belfast
A former Esso, later Maxol, petrol station on the Holywood Road later used as a car wash. The site has the following planning permission: “Z/2013/0123/F Alterations to existing service station to allow for new unmanned station including the demolition of existing forecourt building, removal of existing lance wash. Reduction in overall canopy size, but the raising of the forecourt canopy area by 1.4 metres. Replacement pumps and pump islands, new control kiosk building, and new wall in position of existing rear wall of building, CCTV facilities [sic], jacoustic barrier and access alterations. amended description [approved] 21/11/2013”.
There was a previous application “Z/2006/1524/F 26/06/2006 Proposed 4 storey mixed use development comprising of 4 No. ground floor retail units and 21 No. 2 bedroom apartments above. (amended plans) APPLICATION WITHDRAWN BY APPLICANT/AGENT”.
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J3774, 455 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Sunday, 2 May, 2010   (more nearby)
Sunday, 2 May, 2010
Geographical Context
Suburb, Urban fringe  Business, Retail, Services 
Petrol filling station (disused)   (more nearby)
Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! J 370 745 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:36.0190N 5:52.7960W
Camera Location
Irish: geotagged! J 370 745
View Direction
Southwest (about 225 degrees)
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Belfast  Strandtown  Holywood Road (Belfast)  Petrol Station (Former)  Hand Car Wash 

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