J3372 : Gargoyle, Queen's University, Belfast - April 2015(1)

taken 7 years ago, near to Beal Feirste, Shankill, Belfast County Borough, Windsor and Stranmillis, Northern Ireland

Gargoyle, Queen's University, Belfast - April 2015(1)
Gargoyle, Queen's University, Belfast - April 2015(1)
The scaffolding has now been removed from the Old Library J3372 : Former library, Queen's University, Belfast (April 2014) and the inside of the building has been the subject of a superb restoration – see this link LinkExternal link. The site remains fenced off but this well-weathered gargoyle, now cleaned, is open to public view. See also J3372 : Gargoyle, Queen's University, Belfast - April 2015(2).
New School of Law, Queen's University, Belfast

The former Main Library (1967 – architect John MacGeagh) has been unused since the opening of the McClay Library J3372 : New library, Queen's University, Belfast. The proposal is that it and the Old Library will be renovated and restored as part of a new School of Law. The following is the application for planning permission “Z/2014/0013/F 23/12/2013 Queen's University Library Stack and Peter Froggatt Centre University Road/University Square BT7 1NN Queen's University Belfast main site tower redevelopment to provide a new School of Law and student cafe/amenity area incorporating the partial demolition, extension and remodelling of the former Library Stack, the recladding of the Peter Froggartt Centre, the linking of the two buildings to each other and to the Lanyon Building, associated landscaping and revised access arrangements”.
All photographs submitted by me appear as a matter of geographical and historical record only and should not be interpreted as expressing any opinion, for or against the application.

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Sunday, 5 April, 2015   (more nearby)
Sunday, 5 April, 2015
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Educational sites  Construction, Development 
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Belfast  Queens University 
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