Ewart's Building, Belfast :: Shared Description

A collection of photographs showing the former Ewart’s Building in Bedford Street, Belfast. The former linen company offices were built in 1869 to a design by James Hamilton and extended in 1883 and 1937. One of the great surviving Victorian buildings in Belfast now (September 2011) empty and neglected. Listed and on the “at risk” register.

The site has the following planning permission (both 13 April 2017) “LA04/2015/0094/LBC Conservation, alteration, refurbishment and extension of the listed Ewart Building into office accommodation. In addition to the full conservation of the sandstone elevations and domed corner tower, the proposal involves the removal of the gable and rear brick elevation together with non-load bearing/ internal partitions. Retention of floor structures throughout and structural support/ cast iron columns on ground, 1st and 2nd floor, as well as the retention of the internal feature staircase. The roof structure is to be retained where possible; third floor and the south facing gable are to be reconstructed to their original profile salvaging and reusing existing components and materials. Additional works to the building include steel relieving structures to the existing floor plates with the addition of a 4no. storey steel framed extension to include a 2no. storey bridge link to the adjoining proposed commercial building. (Amended Description and Amended Plans) Ewart Building 17 Bedford Street Belfast BT2 7GP” and “LA04/2015/0264/F Bedford Square Development Phase 2 to include the conservation, alteration, refurbishment and extension to the listed Ewart Building for office use and a 17 Storey new build mixed use development, with ground floor retail, offices above and associated basement car parking; and completion of a new civic square.(Amended Description and Amended Plans) Lands bounded by Bedford Street INI building McClintock Street and Franklin Street BT2 7GP”.
by Albert Bridge
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J3373 : Bedford Square (Ewarts site), Belfast - June 2018(1) by Albert Bridge
J3373 : Ewart's Building, Belfast (5) by Albert Bridge
J3373 : Bedford Square (Ewarts site), Belfast (March 2019) by Albert Bridge
J3373 : Ewart's Building, Belfast (4) by Albert Bridge
J3373 : Bedford Square (Ewarts site), Belfast - March 2019(3) by Albert Bridge
J3373 : Former Ewarts site, Belfast - May 2015(3) by Albert Bridge
J3373 : Ewart's Building, Belfast (2) by Albert Bridge
J3373 : Ewart's building, Belfast (2) by Albert Bridge
J3373 : Bedford Square (Ewarts site), Belfast - June 2018(3) by Albert Bridge
J3373 : Ewart's Building, Belfast (1) by Albert Bridge
J3373 : Bedford Square (Ewarts site), Belfast - October 2018(1) by Albert Bridge
J3373 : Ewart's Building, Belfast by Albert Bridge
J3373 : Ewart's Building, Belfast (6) by Albert Bridge
J3373 : Bedford Square (Ewarts site), Belfast - June 2018(2) by Albert Bridge
J3373 : Ewarts building, Belfast (June 2015) by Albert Bridge
J3373 : Ewart's Building, Belfast (3) by Albert Bridge
J3373 : Bedford Square (Ewarts site), Belfast (April 2018) by Albert Bridge
J3373 : Former Ewarts site, Belfast - May 2015(4) by Albert Bridge
J3373 : Ewart's Building, Belfast (8) by Albert Bridge
J3373 : Former Ewarts site, Belfast - May 2015(2) by Albert Bridge
J3373 : Demolition of Ewart's mill, Belfast by Albert Bridge
J3373 : Windsor House redevelopment, Belfast - March 2017(2) by Albert Bridge
J3373 : Crane, Bedford Square (Ewarts site), Belfast (September 2019) by Albert Bridge
J3373 : Bedford Street, Belfast (December 2018) by Albert Bridge
J3373 : Former Ewarts site, Belfast - May 2015(1) by Albert Bridge

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Created: Sun, 4 Sep 2011, Updated: Mon, 30 Apr 2018

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