Victoria Square

BDP
Belfast, 2008

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View of retail units 

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  • View of retail units    
  • Staggered glass-floored bridges connect the pod-like platfroms in the central dome-covered court    
  • Dome area    
  • View from the central area looking towards the William Street entrance    
  • 88 residential units at the corner of Montgomery Street and Chichester Street    
  • View of Buckminster Fuller    
  • View of roof lights    
  • View of roof structure    
  • Looking up towards the viewing platform    
  • Exterior view of The Dome    
  • The dome viewing platform    
  • Roofscape    
  • Car Park    
  • Site plan    
  • Lower ground floor plan    
  • Ground floor plan    
  • Second floor plan    
  • Long section    

Data

  • Begun: Apr 2004
  • Completed: Apr 2008
  • Floor area: 145,737m2
  • Sectors: Retail, Residential
  • Total cost: £400M
  • Procurement: Design and Build
  • Address: 1 Victoria Square, Belfast, BT1 4QG, United Kingdom

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City centre retail scheme that comprises 63,000m2 of retail floorspace over three floors

The Victoria Square scheme aims to regenerate Belfast city centre, creating a new urban neighbourhood for the city's shopping district. The scheme incorporates pedestrian-friendly open and covered streets, penthouse apartments and modern entertainment spaces.

It comprises nearly 63,000m2 of retail floorspace over three floors, anchored by a flagship House of Fraser store, and including a multi-screen cinema, food court and restaurant terrace, 106 apartments and two-level basement parking for 1,000 cars.

The scheme has attracted leading eateries, long-established local brands and international retailers spanning fashion, beauty, technology, sport and jewellery.

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