- Aurora building
The Aurora building is a proposed construction project that if granted
planning permissionwould dominate the Belfastskyline. At its height of 109 metres, 37 storeys, it would be the tallest building in Northern Ireland. The proposed location of the Belfast tower is on the corner of Great Victoria and Ventry Street (the site formerly home to the city center's last petrol station). Great Victoria Street also fronts other notable buildings in Belfast such as the Grand Opera House, the Europa Hoteland The Crown Liquor Saloon. [ [http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/northern_ireland/6277933.stm BBC article] ]
The development will contain almost 300 apartments and convert|7000|sqft|m2|-2 of commercial space. It is seen as a key regeneration project for the area, which has not experienced the same level of investment as the city centre,
Cathedral Quarteror Lagansidein recent years. [ [http://www.skyscrapernews.com/buildings.php?id=5150 skyscrapernews.com] ]
If completed, it will be 70 ft taller than the
Obel Tower, which is due to be completed in 2010. The crown of tallest building on the island of Ireland would still be held by the approved U2 Towerin Dublinwhich is currently aiming for 130 or 180 metres.
The contractors involved in the development are McAlister Holdings, Strategic Planning and HKR Architects.
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* [http://www.strategicplanning.uk.com Strategic Planning - Planning & PR consultants]
* [http://www.hkrarchitects.com HKR Architects]
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