City Quays Project Will Regenerate Belfast Harbour

Michael Nugent Ltd has been awarded the City Quays project at Belfast Harbour, which will be a major economic and social development for the area

It has already seen an enormous transformation, but Belfast Harbour is expecting another exciting change with the City Quays regeneration programme that is currently under way.

The £250m development will transform a 20-acre space in the harbour area, with the construction of a hotel and residential, leisure and office facilities. Michael Nugent Ltd has proudly obtained the mechanical services contract for Phase One of the project, which will see the development of a £20m ‘Grade A’ office building, car park and associated facilities.

As an extension of Clarendon Dock, which already hosts a number of significant organisations, the new-build is expected to attract substantial interest from the global business market – acting as a strong incentive for overseas companies to locate in the city.

Belfast Harbour Chairman, Len O’Hagan said: “The aim is to help regenerate and reinvigorate the heart of historic Belfast, providing an attractive setting for potential overseas investors.”

He added: “The scheme has generated significant interest and support from a wide range of stakeholders who have consulted as part of the master-planning process. We will continue to involve and engage with these groups as the scheme develops in terms of layout and uses.”

At 68,994 square feet divided over five storeys, this is the largest office development project to be granted in Belfast since 2007 and the biggest office-build in the city since 2009. Michael Nugent Ltd will provide full mechanical installation for the multi-purpose building, including all plumbing, heating, sanitation and ventilation.

Designed by RPP architects, City Quays will demonstrate the latest advances in ‘green’ architecture and will complement the Titanic Quarter, Belfast Metropolitan College and other buildings in the harbour area. New pedestrian areas and cycle bridges will also form part of the development.

Michael Nugent Ltd is proud to be part of this project that will bring major economic and social benefits to the Belfast Harbour area and we’re excited to see the end result.