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Sale Agreed

18-26 Library Street, Belfast, BT1 1DN

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Location of 18-26 Library Street

The subject site is located on Library Street, directly connected to Royal Avenue, and in close proximity to the main business and retail core, Castle Court is located approximately 300 meters from the subject site while Cathedral Quarter is within 5 minutes walking distance. The area is undergoing significant redevelopment and the subject is strategically located less than a few minutes walk west of the Ulster University Campus at York Street. The new campus will host up to 15,000 students and additional staff, creating 8,000 jobs.

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  • Prime City Centre location.
  • Immediately adjacent to Ulster University Campus.
  • Close proximity to Castle Court Shopping Centre and Belfast’s main retailing core.
  • Full planning permission for 393 no. bed purpose built student accommodation.
  • Application also submitted for 93 no. residential apartment scheme.


The subject comprises a 0.14 hectare site (0.35 acres), rectangular in shape and of flat topography. The site is bounded to the north by Library Street, and to the south by Kent Street. Immediately adjacent to the site is Library Square apartments. Currently on site is an existing vacant double bay red brick Victorian warehouse style building.

Proposed scheme

Reference Number: 2016/A0044

Proposal: Demolition of existing warehouse and construction of Managed Purpose Built Student Accommodation comprising, 393 ensuite rooms of which 365 are in apartments with shared living room & kitchens and 28 self contained studios, a landscaped central courtyard atrium amenity space and a management reception office at ground level; and basement level car parking spaces with cycle storage facilities.

Decision: Approval 27 February 2016

A further application has been submitted for a proposed scheme comprising of the demolition of the existing warehouse and construction of eight storey residential development comprising 93 apartments with basement parking below and associated landscaping. (LA04/2017/1375/F)







Property Costs

  • Status: Sale Agreed
  • Offers Over£2,500,000


Contact Agent

The Linenhall

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