Notice of Intention to make an Abandonment Order - Whitla Street, Belfast

Consultation opened on 23 October 2019. Closing date 02 December 2019.


The Department for Infrastructure (DfI), being of the opinion that the road is not necessary for road traffic, proposes to make an order to abandon an area of 608 square metres of former road comprising a planted area and a car park, bounded to the north by Whitla Street, to the east by Yorkgate Railway Station car park and to the west by York Street.


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 before 2 December 2019 at:

DfI Roads and Rivers Eastern Division,
Annexe 7, Castle Buildings,
Stormont Estate,
Upper Newtownards Road,
BT4 3SQ.

Making an objection

Any person may, within the period above, object to the proposal by writing to the Department at the address above or by emailing stating the grounds of the objection.

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