J3374 : Ground floor, Sinclair House, Belfast (April 2014)

taken 6 years ago, near to Shankill, Belfast County Borough, Skegoneill, Cliftonville and Beal Feirste, Northern Ireland

Ground floor, Sinclair House, Belfast (April 2014)
Ground floor, Sinclair House, Belfast (April 2014)
The Royal Avenue side of the ground floor, of Sinclair House, part of which might become a “Tesco Express” – see the shared description below. For two other views of the floor in recent retail use see J3374 : Seat, Belfast (December 2008) and J3374 : Closed coffee shop, Belfast (March 2012).
Former "Sinclair's" department store, Belfast
The former Sinclair’s department store, at the corner of Royal Avenue and (lower) North Street was completed in 1926 to a design by James Scott, architect and civil engineer. The present Art Deco facade was added in 1935. In 1918 (eight years before its completion) there were branches of the “Sinclair’s” business at 77,81,85, 87. 89, 91, 93, 97 and 103 Royal Avenue. The store closed in the 1970’s later being converted to shops and offices. Now known as Sinclair House with an address of 89/101 Royal Avenue. There are items of Art Deco architectural detail (mostly on the upper floors) on both the Royal Avenue and North Street sides.
Part of the ground floor, which has frontages to North Street and Royal Avenue, is the subject of the following application for planning permission: “Z/2013/1308/F 7/11/2013 Vacant bank premises Sinclair House 91-93 Royal Avenue Belfast Reconfiguration of internal floor space and external alterations to facade to form new Tesco Express”. Note added 13 July 2014- the Planning Service website discloses the following “PERMISSION HAS BEEN GRANTED 16/05/2014”
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 2 April, 2014   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 2 April, 2014
Geographical Context
Business, Retail, Services  City, Town centre  Derelict, Disused 
Place (from Tags)
Belfast 
Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! J 337 746 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:36.1157N 5:55.8925W
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Irish: geotagged! J 337 746
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South-southeast (about 157 degrees)
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Shops (Vacant)  Planning Permission Application 

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