Stormont Estate

Stormont Estate
Statue of Lord Carson on Prince of Wales Avenue
Map of the Stormont Estate showing the location of prominent buildings
Stormont Estate Regulations

The Stormont Estate is an estate east of Belfast in County Down, Northern Ireland. It is within the townland of Ballymiscaw. The Stormont Estate includes Northern Ireland's main government buildings, which are surrounded mainly by woodland.

Building Image About
Castle Buildings Occupants include the Office of the First Minister and deputy First Minister and the Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety. The complex is notable for its use as the location of the negotiations surrounding the Belfast Agreement.
Dundonald House StormontHouse.JPG Headquarters of the Northern Ireland Civil Service, the Department of Agriculture and Rural Development and Northern Ireland Prison Service.
Craigantlet Buildings Headquarters of the Department of Finance and Personnel.
Maynard Sinclair Pavilion Home to the Northern Ireland Civil Service Sports and Social Club.
Parliament Buildings Parliament Buildings Stormont 4.jpg Seat of the Northern Ireland Assembly. Usually referred to as Stormont.
Stormont Castle Stormont Castle.jpeg Seat of the Northern Ireland Executive
Stormont House Headquarters of the Northern Ireland Office (also known as Speakers House)

Stormont regulations

The regulations governing the use of the Stormont estate are displayed at its entrance. These were initially enacted on 31 October 1933, in an order by the Ministry of Finance. These were eventually amended and the regulations currently in force are:

  • The Stormont Estate Regulations, 1933
  • The Stormont Estate Amendment Regulations (Northern Ireland), 1951
  • The Stormont Estate Amendment Regulations (Northern Ireland), 1958


Coordinates: 54°35′58″N 5°50′12″W / 54.59944°N 5.83667°W / 54.59944; -5.83667

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