J3576 : Wharfs, Belfast

taken 1 year ago, near to Queens Island, Greencastle, Whitehouse, Skegoneill and Cliftonville, Northern Ireland

Wharfs, Belfast
Wharfs, Belfast
Stormont and West Twin wharfs in Belfast. This area is mostly used for processing grain cargoes, unloaded using the cranes and stored in the silos.
Stormont Wharf, Belfast

Wharf at the Victoria Channel, Belfast docks. The wharf was constructed 1956-62 by Charles Brand & Son, to provide a total lineal quayage of 580 metres; this was further extended by an additional 250 metres which was completed in 2009. Stormont Wharf is now one of the longest deep water quays in Ireland.

West Twin Wharf, Belfast

Wharf at the Victoria Channel, Belfast docks.
The wharf was constructed in 1962-63 by Charles Brand & Son and has a total quayage of 212 metres. The large concrete silo, named West Twin Silo, was constructed 1962-64 for W.R Barnett and R. & H. Hall, with an extension added 1970-73. The modern metal silos to the far right are more recent additions again.

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Date Taken
Wednesday, 4 November, 2020   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 6 November, 2020
Geographical Context
Coastal  City, Town centre  Industry  Docks, Harbours 
Place (from Tags)
Belfast Docks  Belfast Harbour  Stormont Wharf  West Twin Wharf 
Wharf (from Tags)
Crane 
Primary Subject of Photo
Wharf 
Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! J 357 767 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:37.2255N 5:53.9689W
Camera Location
Irish: geotagged! J 351 756
View Direction
North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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Belfast Docks  Belfast Harbour  Belfast  Wharf  Silo  Cranes 

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