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FORMER CRUMLIN ROAD COURTHOUSE, CRUMLIN ROAD, BELFAST, ANTRIM, BT14 6AR

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Belfast is the capital of Northern Ireland and is ranked the fifteenth largest City in the United Kingdom and the eleventh largest conurbation. The City is located approximately 70 miles South East of Londonderry and 103 miles North of Dublin. Belfast has an excellent transport communications network; the M2 motorway provides access to the North towards Antrim and Londonderry and the M1 motorway provides access to the South and West of the province towards Lisburn and Dublin. The City benefits from four railway stations and the Belfast to Dublin train route has a journey time of approximately 1 hour 50 minutes. The City's two airports, George Best Belfast City and Belfast International, provide access to major UK and international locations including America and mainland Europe. The property is located on Crumlin Road around one mile North West of The City Hall in Belfast City Centre and directly opposite Crumlin Road Gaol Visitor Attraction and Conference Centre. It is situated within 10 – 20 minutes walking distance of Belfast City Centre's main tourist, retail and business districts.

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  • The property comprises the former Crumlin Road Courthouse, an iconic building in Northern Ireland being the location for many high profile trials during the Troubles
  • It comprises an imposing and impressive Grade B+ listed building constructed in 1840 in a Classical style with extensive symmetrical entrance frontage
  • Planning permission for a change of use and the development of the property as a hotel was granted in June 2018
  • Development plans show that when complete the Hotel would comprise reception with lounge bar, restaurant, function suite, rooftop bar, swimming pool, treatment rooms and 55 en-suite letting bedrooms
  • The site extends to approximately 1.9 acres (0.77 hectares)

description

The Property comprises the former Crumlin Road Courthouse which is an iconic building in Northern Ireland being the location for many high profile trials during the Troubles.
It comprises an imposing and impressive two storey Grade B+ listed building constructed in 1840 in a Classical style with extensive symmetrical entrance front incorporating a hexastyle Corinthian portico.
The building stands as one of the grandest examples of its type in Northern Ireland, and together with the Gaol opposite, forms part of a very important architectural group.
The property is accessed directly from Crumlin Road and has former car parking areas to the side and rear. The property has been vacant for a number of years and requires substantial refurbishment due to fire damage.
In total the site extends to approximately 1.9 acres (0.77 hectares).
PROPOSED ACCOMMODATION
Planning permission for a change of use and the development of the property as a hotel was granted in June 2018.
When complete the hotel's trading areas would comprise; an entrance lobby with reception and lounge bar providing seating for 50 people on the ground floor, 142 cover restaurant and function suite with capacity of around 300 on the second floor, with a rooftop bar/terrace effectively at third floor level.
In addition, there would be 55 bedrooms, a swimming pool, gymnasium, six beauty treatment rooms and associated changing facilities and WCs located at basement level.
PLANNING PERMISSION
Application Ref: LA04/2018/1650/F
Full Approval: 11/12/2018
Proposal: Change of use and extensions and alterations to the existing courthouse including roof extensions to create hotel with ancillary facilities, parking, landscaping and all associated works.
Application Ref: Z/2006/2127/F
Full Approval: 17/10/2007
Proposal: 161 no. hotel rooms, 10 suites, health suite with 92 no. car parking spaces
PRICE
Price on application.
OPPORTUNITY
The subject is designated for 'mixed use' purpose and is incorporated into a development site (BT003) that also includes Crumlin Road Gaol and Girdwood Barracks. The property benefits from full planning permission for a hotel development and is an iconic well known land mark building steeped in architectural social history situated opposite a very popular tourist attraction. Potential exists to explore other development options including residential and cultural uses (subject to planning).
FURTHER INFORMATION
For further information or to arrange an inspection please contact:
Contact: Andrew Lennon or William Knox
Tel: 028 9024 1500
Email: andrew.lennon@colliers.com Email: william.knox@colliers.com

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