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.
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!
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).
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.
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.
‘Massive Monolith’ threatens to overshadow some of Belfast’s best historic architecture.Posted on: 16th February 2018
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.
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.
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!
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.