J3373 : Fanum House, Belfast (4)

taken 10 years ago, near to Shankill, Belfast County Borough, Beal Feirste, Springfield and Ballymacarret, Northern Ireland

Fanum House, Belfast (4)
Fanum House, Belfast (4)
The building still stands despite ambitious plans for a development of offices, hotel, retail and leisure accommodation. Media reports suggest the appointment of a receiver, by a bank, to realise some of the developer’s properties said to be charged to that bank.
Fanum House, Belfast

Fanum House, Gt Victoria Street, Belfast was completed in the mid-60’s and, at the time, was, at eleven storeys, the second tallest building in Belfast. I remember reading that the architect had designed it in this colour because it would not show the, inevitable, marks of pollution caused by burning coal in most industrial, commercial and domestic premises. There have been several proposals for the redevelopment of the site which had the following planning permission (18 September 2012) “Z/2011/1178/F Erection of 15 storey, 173 bedroom hotel with basement, including car parking. (Amended Plans) 110 Great Victoria Street Belfast BT2 7BE”.

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Date Taken
Sunday, 17 October, 2010   (more nearby)
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Sunday, 17 October, 2010
Category
Offices > Offices   (more nearby)
Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! J 336 735 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:35.5248N 5:56.0153W
Camera Location
Irish: geotagged! J 336 734
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Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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