J3373 : Fanum House, Belfast (16)

taken 8 years ago, near to Belfast County Borough, Shankill, Beal Feirste, Springfield and Ballymacarret, Northern Ireland

Fanum House, Belfast (16)
Fanum House, Belfast (16)
Fanum House (vacant) seen from Hope Street/Bruce Street.
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
Thursday, 7 February, 2013   (more nearby)
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Thursday, 7 February, 2013
Geographical Context
City, Town centre  Derelict, Disused  Construction, Development 
Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! J 336 734 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:35.5198N 5:56.0341W
Camera Location
Irish: geotagged! J 335 736
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South-southeast (about 157 degrees)
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Belfast  Development Site  Office Block  Offices (Vacant) 

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