J3574 : Olympic House site, Belfast - November 2014(1)

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

Olympic House site, Belfast - November 2014(1)
Olympic House site, Belfast - November 2014(1)
There is still no news about when development of the site will start. This view is from the Sydenham Road opposite the Titanic Boulevard (left – Sydenham Road on the Google map). The site has been cleared and tidied since this shot J3574 : Titanic Quarter site, Belfast in October 2010.
Olympic House, Titanic Quarter, Belfast :: J3575
A site in the Titanic Quarter for which there was (20 August 2013) the following application for planning permission: “Z/2013/0931/F Land East of Queen's Road North of Public Records Office of Northern Ireland and South of Belfast Metropolitan College High specification office building (of 6 and 7 storeys) comprising 2,970 sq m of class B1(a) office use and 14,642 sq m of B1 (C) research and development, basement car parking, landscaping, access and associated site works”.
This is an extract from an Department of the Environment press release: “Environment Minister Mark H Durkan has announced planning approval for nearly 3,000 sq m of high specification office space in the Titanic Quarter. ~ Friday, 21 March 2014 The two blocks of six and seven storeys will be located between Belfast Metropolitan College’s Titanic Quarter Campus and the Public Records Office for Northern Ireland. The proposal also includes over 14,000 sq m for research and development plus basement car parking, landscaping, access and associated site works at Queen’s Road. Mark H Durkan said: “It is anticipated that once complete this building will accommodate 2,000 workers at this highly desirable waterfront location”.
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”.
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Saturday, 1 November, 2014   (more nearby)
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Saturday, 1 November, 2014
Geographical Context
Derelict, Disused  Construction, Development 
Place (from Tags)
Belfast 
Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! J 351 748 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:36.2065N 5:54.5878W
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Irish: geotagged! J 351 747
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NORTH (about 0 degrees)
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Titanic Quarter  Vacant Site  Development Site 

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