Abandonment - Botanic Avenue and Donegall Pass, Belfast

Consultation opened on 22 November 2023. Closing date 03 January 2024.


The Department for Infrastructure (DfI) being of the opinion that the road is no longer necessary proposes to make an Order under Article 68 of the Roads (Northern Ireland) Order 1993, the effect of which would be to abandon an area of 58 square metres of superseded road extending from Ratcliffe Street, Belfast for a distance of 15.43 metres in a south-westerly direction and then 20.84 metres in a south-easterly direction to the rear of No. 12a Botanic Avenue, Belfast.


Consultation description

Inspecting the proposal

The area of road proposed to be abandoned is delineated on a map, which together with a copy of a draft order, may be inspected free of charge during office hours within the period from 22 November 2023 to 3 January 2024 at

DfI Roads Eastern Division
Annexe 7
Castle Buildings
Stormont Estate

Inspection of the draft Order is by appointment only which can be arranged either by e-mail using the e-mail address below or by telephone during office hours (Mon to Fri 9.00 am to 5.00 pm) on 0300 200 7899.

Making an objection

Any person may, within the period above, object to the proposal by writing to DfI Roads at the address above or by emailing landseastern@infrastructure-ni.gov.uk stating the grounds of the objection.

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