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Titanic Quarter Belfast

02 June 2011

1900 – Harland & Wolff Drawing Office, Belfast, Co. Antrim

With a long sandstone elevation to the street, this three-storey office block was built in stages between 1900-1919. The building was the administration and drawing office centre for the Harland & Wolff shipyard....

31 May 2011

Titanic Belfast building is just a shell, but already it’s awesome

Stepping through the entrance gates of the old Harland and Wolff drawing offices the new Titanic Belfast building looms impressively above me. The shiny aluminium shards which clad each of the four 90ft...

04 December 2009

Titanic project ‘ready for 2012’

“Every effort is being made” to ensure that Belfast’s £97m Titanic signature building will be ready for the 2012 centenary, those behind it have said. Administrative delays meant that the construction began months...

29 November 2008

Titanic building ‘will be icon’

The Titanic Quarter’s centrepiece building could become as iconic to Northern Ireland as the Sydney Opera House is to Australia, it was claimed yesterday. Amid widespread welcome for the Executive’s decision to fund...

27 November 2008

Executive launches Titanic funds

A £97m proposal for a landmark building in the Titanic Quarter has been backed by the Stormont Executive. Work on the ‘Titanic signature project’ is to start in January. The executive said it...

02 October 2007

£1.5bn Titanic plan boost

The construction of a new £1.5bn Titanic Quarter development for Belfast today moved a step closer after the planners gave its second phase the green light. Environment Minister Arlene Foster announced outline planning...