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Showing posts with label York Street Interchange. Show all posts
Showing posts with label York Street Interchange. Show all posts

Thursday, 4 December 2014

Forum for Alternative Belfast present Lorry Day: Saturday 6th December, 8pm - 1am

Bring along a lorry. Forum for Alternative Belfast's mark the second anniversary of the raising of a full size lorry 18 metres in the air to show the impact of a potential £130m flyover options at the York Street Interchange. The option was not selected and an underpass option is now being developed. For more information see www.forumbelfast.org.




The event on 6th December also marks ‘Nicklaus Tag’, a day on which children in many European countries receive gifts. All attending are asked to bring along a lorry - Corgi, Dinki, Wooden or Plastic - all will be donated to The Belfast Childrens Hospice.

Music by Clare Hall and canopies provided by The Dark Horse.

Forum will also provide an update on the York Street Interchange.

Date: Saturday 6 December
Time: 8pm - 1am
Venue: The Dark Horse, Hill Street, Belfast
Admission: £5 (lorry tax)



Tuesday, 4 December 2012

York Street Interchange Panel Discussion | Thurs 6 Dec, 11.30am | Ramada Encore Hotel, Belfast

Forum for Alternative Belfast are hosting a Panel Discussion on Thursday 6th December at the Ramada Encore Hotel immediately following the Minister for Regional Developments announcement of the Preferred Option for the York Street Interchange.

The possible option for the York Street Interchange
to be announced Thursday 6th December.

To read about the York Street Interchange proposal and Forum for Alternative Belfast's vision for the project click here for part one of a report by Gary Potter and click here for part two.

"This is an urban design opportunity, not merely a roads project"
Forum for Alternative Belfast


The panel discussion this Thursday 6th December at 11.30am will include Rev Campbell Dixon (St Anne's Cathedral), Patricia Freedman (Cathedral Quarter Steering Group) and John Mc Corry (North Belfast Partnership Board). There will also be representation from the University of Ulster and the local neighbourhood groups and businesses closely affected by the decision.