In a £3.2M infrastructure contract Lagan Construction will open up a historic site on Belfast's dockland for redevelopment as part of a massive regeneration programme to breathe new life into the area.
It is called the Titanic Quarter project as it centres on the shipyard where RMS Titanic was designed, built and launched in 1911. It will revive 185 acres of disused docks into prime real estate, including 5,000 dwellings, hotels and restaurants, offices, a new cruise liner berth and a major international Titanic heritage visitor attraction. Lagan will be involved in the construction of new roads and services on the site to facilitate the development of residential and commercial blocks and a hotel as part of phase one of Titanic Quarter. The 26-week contract includes realigning existing roadways and traffic islands and the construction of a new junction. Work is due for completion at the end of 2006.Client is Belfast Harbour Commissioners (BHC) and Titanic Quarter Ltd (TQL) who are co-promoters of the Titanic Quarter project.Related links:Today's top stories