Published: 31st Oct 2019

Belfast City Council has commissioned a study to look at how its city centre can be ‘reimagined’. The study will particularly look at ways of ensuring a more ‘joined-up’ approach between the council and its statutory partners on issues of place-making, planning, transport, and regeneration. The new ‘vision’ will also look at how the authority can better support businesses and growth whilst ensuring the city is better connected, sustainable, liveable and people-focused. Another element of the study will look at existing and future uses of the city centre in terms of services delivery and accessibility, as well as looking at models of pedestrianisation and landscaping to make the heart of the city accessible for those who choose to walk or cycle. Cllr Deirdre Hargey, chair of Belfast City Council’s City Growth and Regeneration Committee, said: ‘This study is about developing a shared vision for our city centre – one that … (To read the full article, subscribe below)