Royal Courts of Justice, Belfast


Royal Courts of Justice, Belfast

The Royal Courts of Justice in Belfast is the home of the Supreme Court of Northern Ireland. This building in Chichester Street was built between 1928 and 1933 by James G. West and is a local landmark. The building was opened in 1933 by the Governor James Hamilton, 3rd Duke of Abercornfn|1, architect Sir Richard Allison [ [http://www.courtsni.gov.uk/en-GB/AboutUs/Community+Programmes/Heritage/rcjheritage.htm] ] It suffered from bomb damage in 1990 but has since been restored.

The Royal Courts of Justice was the target of one of the highest value Private Finance Initiatives in Northern Ireland amounting to £30 million.fn|2

References

*fnb|1cite|author=Gillian McIntosh|title=The Force of Culture: Unionist Identities in Contemporary Ireland|publisher=Cork University Press|date=1999
*fnb|2cite|author=Scott L. Greer|title=Territorial Politics and Health Policy: UK Health Policy in Comparative Perspective|publisher=Manchester University Press|date=2005


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