The Titanic Quarter, Belfast
The Titanic Quarter in Belfast is a waterfront regeneration project on Queens Island costing £7 billion, including apartments, a riverside entertainment district and a major titanic themed attraction under development on reclaimed land in Belfast harbour. In 2006, work began on phase one – a £44 million campus in Titanic Quarter. In October 2007, the second phase was given planning permission. This included the development of over 2000 homes.
Waterfront apartments and family townhouses.
Industrial, high-tech office/administrative and ancillary services.
Major attraction on the Titanic slipway, refurbishment of Harland & Wolff HQ, museum, and event space.
4% mixed use:
Leisure and tourism facilities, cruise liner berth, hotels, public spaces, quay walls, and boulevards.
The location of the Titanic Quarter in Belfast
- Bricks, mortar & fossil fuels used to make buildings.
- Diesel for vehicles.
- Electricity for houses.
- The land is now back in use.
- There will need to be an infrastructure (schools, restaurants, hospital & shops) which will need more fossil fuels to make.
People will be happy with new houses to live in.
- It will earn back the money it cost to make through selling the houses, renting offices and tourism facilities.
- It cost £7 billion to make.
- More jobs.
- More houses.