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Blaze at Historic Builder’s Yard, Another Bulldozed Building.

Posted on: 26th June 2018

On the night of Sunday 24th June, fire broke out in an historic building at 163 Ormeau Road. Part of the property known locally as the Old Builders Yard, the 130 year building was formerly the headquarters of renowned Belfast construction firm H&J Martin, one of Northern Ireland’s oldest construction companies. Meanwhile the decimation of the architectural character of Ulster continues unchecked.

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2018 Heritage Angel Awards NI

Posted on: 20th June 2018

Entries have now closed for this year’s Heritage Angel Awards, keep checking here for further updates on shortlisted candidates.

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Launch of ‘Built Heritage – How can we help you?’ survey!

Posted on: 13th June 2018

An opportunity for you to raise your concerns about the historic environment- Are you an interested individual, owner, custodian or member of a community group? Are you caring for or seeking to rescue an historic building. Tell us how we can help you!

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Heritage Angel Awards: Deadline Extended!

Posted on: 30th May 2018

Good news! You now have more time to submit your entry to #AngelAwardsNI18! New Deadline midnight, Friday 22nd June, 2018.

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Heritage Angel Awards 2018 Now Open for Applications!

Posted on: 19th April 2018

On 18th April, Ulster Architectural Heritage launched the 2018 Heritage Angel Awards. The awards seek to celebrate the unsung heroes of local heritage. Applications or nominations are open until Friday 22nd June 2018 (previously 1st June).

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Waterside Station Approval: UAH requests ‘Call In’.

Posted on: 14th April 2018

The very disappointing decision by Derry and Strabane District Council planning committee to approve Translink’s application for the Waterside and to grant Listed Building Consent to a scheme described in the meeting as ‘not a heritage project’ leaves UAH with no alternative other than to request a ‘Call In’ of the applications.

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BBC backs Belfast’s Built Heritage in Broadcasting House Restoration Plans.

Posted on: 22nd March 2018

The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) Northern Ireland has announced plans to remain in its listed Belfast Headquarters, Broadcasting House, with an investment of £77M.

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Planning Chaos? Who Owns Belfast?

Posted on: 15th March 2018

Belfast City Council are to hold a special meeting tonight to determine 12 applications forming part of City Centre Regeneration- formerly Royal Exchange plans.

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PETITION: UAH Calls for Automatic Interim Protection to buildings in NI proposed for listing.

Posted on: 7th January 2018

Ulster Architectural Heritage calls for your support to help close a loophole in the listing process in Northern Ireland.

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Straid Congregational Church: Nearly Listed, Nearly Demolished- Now Saved!

Posted on: 7th January 2018

Straid Congregational Church is saved by Building Preservation Notice, despite moves towards its demolition.

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Waterside Plans – A Missed Opportunity for Derry.

Posted on: 13th December 2017

On 22nd November, 2017, Ulster Architectural Heritage addressed a public meeting regarding the restoration of Waterside Station, Derry~Londonderry.

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New book ‘Glamour and Gloom’ launches in time for Christmas!

Posted on: 7th December 2017

UAHS is delighted to introduce our new publication 'Glamour and Gloom: 1930s Architecture in Belfast' - get your copy in time for Christmas!

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Fire – A Foe of Belfast’s Built Heritage.

Posted on: 21st November 2017

Are Developers’ ‘land banks’ of Northern Ireland’s precious Historic Buildings insured against Fire? UAHS asks ‘if not why not’ in light of repeat Donegal Street fires and the ongoing loss of some of our most important architectural assets.

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Heritage Angel Awards- Shortlist Announced!

Posted on: 9th October 2017

The search for Northern Ireland’s first Heritage Angels is moving forward with the final Heritage Angel Awards shortlist revealed today.

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