J3474 : The Lagan Weir footbridge, Belfast (3)

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

The Lagan Weir footbridge, Belfast (3)
The Lagan Weir footbridge, Belfast (3)
The existing footbridge, reached by a spiral ramp, seen from the Queen’s Quay side. J3474 : New Lagan weir footbridge, Belfast - June 2015(6) shows the replacement.
Queen's Quay redevelopment proposals, Belfast

The Department for Social Development (DSD) published a “Draft Masterplan”, in mid-December 2011, showing proposals for the redevelopment of Queen’s Quay and part of the surrounding area. The proposals envisage changing the area dramatically. They include provision for residential, recreational and tourist use. At present (January 2012) it forms an undeveloped space between Donegall Quay/The Obel Tower and the Titanic Quarter. Queen’s Quay was previously the quay where coal was imported and scrap metal exported for recycling.
The final version of the Masterplan for the redevelopment of the Queen’s Quay area was published on 29 August 2013 LinkExternal link. It includes the proposed removal of the Station Street/Bridge End flyover.

The first stage of the redevelopment is the replacement of the footbridge across the weir. The application for planning permission (December 2013) reads “Z/2013/1369/F Donegal [sic] Quay Belfast Replacement of existing footbridge superstructure serving Lagan Weir, Belfast”.

The photographs submitted by me appear as a matter of geographical and historical record only. I have no connection with the DSD and have no opinions about (for or against) the proposals.
They (or any scheme which might emerge from the consultation) are likely to take many years to complete.

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J3474, 4263 images   (more nearby search)
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 7 January, 2014   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 9 January, 2014
Geographical Context
Paths  Rivers, Streams, Drainage  City, Town centre 
Place (from Tags)
Belfast 
Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! J 345 745 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:36.0655N 5:55.1615W
Camera Location
Irish: geotagged! J 345 745
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WEST (about 270 degrees)
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River  River Lagan  Lagan Weir (Belfast)  Footbridge  Path  Planning Permission Application  Then and Now 

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