J3374 : Nos 18/26 Library Street, Belfast (January 2016)

taken 5 years ago, near to Belfast County Borough, Shankill, Skegoneill, Cliftonville and Springfield, Northern Ireland

Nos 18/26 Library Street, Belfast (January 2016)
Nos 18/26 Library Street, Belfast (January 2016)
The site from the upper end of Library Street. It has a “for sale” board describing it as a “development opportunity”. The agents’ website includes this description “The subject site is situated within the Library / Press Quarter, very close to the University of Ulster Belfast campus. UOU are in the process of investing Ł250m in a new campus, which will cater for approximately 15,000 full time students and 1,250 staff. It falls within the north-west quarter which is earmarked for significant regeneration, including proposals for North side Urban Village and the Belfast Streets Ahead Scheme. Cathedral Quarter and Belfast City Centre are within easy walking distance”.
18/26 Library Street, Belfast

The following planning application was refused (20 January 2016) and approved (27 February 2017) on appeal:
“LA04/2015/0676/F Demolition of existing warehouse and construction of Managed Purpose Built Student Accommodation comprising: 78 Apartments containing 408 en-suite Bedrooms with shared living rooms and kitchens and 10 Studio Apartments containing 36 self contained Studios on ground and 10 upper storeys, a landscaped central courtyard atrium amenity space and a management reception office at ground level; a basement level containing 22 car parking spaces, 104 cycle spaces, changing area and showers, gymnasium, games room, TV room and laundry for exclusive use of residents; ancillary plant rooms and storage including bin storage and a car lift accessed from Kent Street (Additional Supporting Information) Land bounded by Library Street Stephen Street and Kent Street Belfast BT1 2JJ”.

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Date Taken
Wednesday, 13 January, 2016   (more nearby)
Wednesday, 13 January, 2016
Geographical Context
Derelict, Disused  Construction, Development 
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Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! J 336 747 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:36.2089N 5:55.9806W
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Irish: geotagged! J 335 748
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Southeast (about 135 degrees)
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Development Site  Vacant Site  Vacant Premises  Northside Regeneration (Belfast) 

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