Belfast City Cemetery Heritage Visitor Centre

Work has commenced on site for the Belfast City Cemetery Heritage Visitor Centre.

The works include construction of a new purpose-built, permanent Visitor Centre on the site of the existing Service Yard comprising of bespoke brick, featured glazing & Rheinzinc Patina line zinc ‘flat look’ in diagonal arrangement to new roofs and centre building encapsulated with granite walls & woven stainless steel fencing.

Clarke Restoration & Metalcast N.I. Ltd have been appointed to undertake significant heritage restoration of Grade B1 listed classical Victorian stonework & wrought Iron works.

The Cemetery is a historic landmark, dating back to 1869 – it is the resting place of many of the city’s great  and good.

The project is progressing onsite and is scheduled to be completed in 2021.

Key features for restoration include:-

  • The Mortuary Chapel
  • The Central Steps
  • Foxes Lodge
  • Jewish Cemetery
  • Cast iron Victorian Drinking Fountain
  • Large cast iron Victorian fountain
  • Central vaults
  • Wrought iron work railings.
Key Project Information
Architect WDR & RT Taggart & Alistair Coey Architects
Extra Information
Location Belfast
Sectors Restoration