J3575 : Greylag geese, Titanic Quarter, Belfast (October 2014)

taken 3 years ago, near to Ballymacarret, Queens Island, Belfast County Borough, Shankill and Skegoneill, Northern Ireland

Greylag geese, Titanic Quarter, Belfast (October 2014)
Greylag geese, Titanic Quarter, Belfast (October 2014)
Part of a small flock of greylag geese, grazing on the grass, near the Hamilton Dock LinkExternal link and the Queen’s Road. The area is part of the Cushnahan Quay previously seen, during landscaping work, in J3475 : The Cushnahan Quay, Belfast (5) (October 2010). The containers (background) are another part of this stack J3475 : Containers, Belfast harbour (October 2014).
The Cushnahan Quay, Belfast :: J3475

Not a proper quay in that it has no face capable of handling ships. Previously known as the Queen’s Island Wharf (western side). Its southern end faces the Abercorn Basin. Due for (eventual) re-development as part of the Titanic Quarter.
The Titanic Quarter, Belfast
A selection of photographs showing some of the buildings and the undeveloped sites in the Titanic Quarter, Belfast. The area includes 185 acres of the former Harland & Wolff shipyard. The new buildings cover a range of uses including apartments, offices, hotel, a college, the Public Record Office for Northern Ireland and the “Titanic Belfast”.
Proposed Hamilton Dock hotel, Belfast
A vacant site between Titanic Belfast and the SS Nomadic display at the Hamilton Dock.
The following planning permission (26 June 2008 – now expired) applied “Z/2006/2864/O Residential led mixed use development including Titanic Experience Building, public realm areas and associated infrastructural works. Titanic Quarter Phase II-Land bounded to the south by Abercorn Basin, to the east by Queen's Road, to the west & north by River Lagan and including the listed former Harland & Wolff HQ, Belfast.”
Currently (June 2017) offered for sale. The agents’ description includes “Hamilton Dock Hotel Development Site, Queen's Road, Titanic Quarter, Belfast, BT3 9DT . . . . This is a rare opportunity to acquire a hotel development site at Titanic Quarter. The site is within the Titanic Quarter Phase II outline planning approval. Full planning permission previously approved for a 244 bedroom hotel, ancillary restaurant and conference facilities.”
The photographs submitted by me appear as a matter of record only. I have no connection with the sale.
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Wednesday, 29 October, 2014   (more nearby)
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Wednesday, 29 October, 2014
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Wild Animals, Plants and Mushrooms 
Place (from Tags)
Belfast 
Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! J 350 752 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:36.4286N 5:54.6507W
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Irish: geotagged! J 350 752
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West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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