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Construction Firm Based in Belfast Awarded Contract for £50m City Quays 3 Scheme

21st May 2019
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An artist's impression of how the new City Quays 3 will look, AFLOAT adds to the left of what will be Belfast's tallest office building supporting 500 jobs, is the existing historic building belonging to Belfast Harbour Commissioners completed in 1847. An artist's impression of how the new City Quays 3 will look, AFLOAT adds to the left of what will be Belfast's tallest office building supporting 500 jobs, is the existing historic building belonging to Belfast Harbour Commissioners completed in 1847. Photo: The Irish News

Work on building is due to start this month, writes The Irish News, on the north's tallest building, creating over 500 local construction jobs.

The £50 million Belfast City Quays 3 office scheme, granted planning permission in January, will accommodate 1,800 people once complete and represents Belfast Harbour's largest development project to date.

The construction contract for the 16-storey building has been awarded to Dunmurry-headquartered, Farrans and is due for completion by the end of 2021.

The project, designed by Belfast-based architects RPP, will be built to the BREEAM Excellent sustainability standard, placing it in the top 10 per cent of sustainable new buildings in the UK.

The latest portion of the 20-acre City Quays waterfront scheme, which is already home to 1,100 office workers, will bring total investment up to £125m from Belfast Harbour. The development is already home to two Grade A offices a 900-space multi-storey carpark and the AC Marriott Hotel.

For more on this former docklands waterfront development click here. 

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Jehan Ashmore

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Jehan Ashmore is a marine correspondent, researcher and photographer, specialising in Irish ports, shipping and the ferry sector serving the UK and directly to mainland Europe. Jehan also occasionally writes a column, 'Maritime' Dalkey for the (Dalkey Community Council Newsletter) in addition to contributing to UK marine periodicals. 

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