J3575 : Old fence, Abercorn Basin, Belfast

taken 7 years ago, near to Ballymacarret, Queens Island, Belfast County Borough, Shankill and Skegoneill, Northern Ireland

Old fence, Abercorn Basin, Belfast
Old fence, Abercorn Basin, Belfast
The remains of an old fence close to the entrance to the Hamilton Dock and this footbridge J3575 : Footbridge, Titanic Quarter, Belfast.
The Hamilton Dock, Belfast
A dry dock entered via the Abercorn Basin and once used by Harland & Wolff for repairs to coasters etc. Long disused and now (2011) being renovated as part of the Titanic Quarter developments.

There was an application, in March 2011, for planning permission: “0435/F Hamilton Graving Dock, Queens Road, Queens Island, Belfast Restoration of former graving dock, display of former caisson gate and SS Nomadic ship in permanently dry dock. Ship to include interpretation education space, cafe & entertainments licence. Proposals to dock side to include repair to existing surfaces and new surface materials, new lighting, boundary railings and dock edge railings as well as restoration and extension of existing pump house and installation of bridge and gangways”.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 29 January, 2011   (more nearby)
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Saturday, 29 January, 2011
Category
Fence > Fence   (more nearby)
Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! J 350 750 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:36.3536N 5:54.6732W
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Irish: geotagged! J 350 750
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West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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