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Northern Ireland round-up: Consent for clutch of Belfast city centre schemes; Statement from Hazzard on York Street Interchange

Words: Roger Milne

A round-up of planning news in Northern Ireland: 15 October-21 October, 2016

Consent for clutch of Belfast city centre schemes

The city council approved several major development schemes in the city centre this week.

The Planner

Young Planners' Conference round-up

Read our selection of stories touching on some of the key issues and highlights from this year's Young Planners’ Conference held in Belfast on 14-15 October.

The Planner

Habitat III: Built environment groups launch advisory group for humanitarian action

The RTPI, the Royal Institute of British Architects and the Institution of Structural Engineers have joined together to form the UK’s first advisory group on built environment issues within a global humanitarian context.

The Planner

Statement from Hazzard on York Street Interchange 

Proposals for the Belfast York Street Interchange are now “on hold”, infrastructure minister Chris Hazzard has confirmed. Work on the underpass and bridge project aimed at easing congestion where the M1, M2 and M3 intersect had been expected to start next year.

Department for Infrastructure

Rory Gallagher: Belfast statue of rock legend gets approval

A statue of Irish rock and blues legend Rory Gallagher is to be put up at Belfast's Ulster Hall now the city council has approved the scheme.

BBC News

Dale Farm solar farm to power cheese making plant

Dale Farm, one of Northern Ireland's leading agri-food companies, is building a solar farm to help power its County Tyrone cheese making plant outside Cookstown.

BBC News

Hazzard announces a £500,000 road-widening and improvement scheme in Enniskillen 

Infrastructure minister Chris Hazzard has announced the start of a £500,000 road-widening and improvement scheme at A4 Dublin Road /A32 Wickham Place, Enniskillen.

Department for Infrastructure