Saturday, June 9, 2012

Transport House in Belfast was built in 1959, in the International Style (Sadly This Building Is Unoccupied)

Transport House is the Belfast headquarters of the Amalgamated Transport and General Workers’ Union. Built in 1959, in the International Style, it has become the focal hub of the Province’s trade union movement, and one of Northern Ireland’s youngest listed buildings. Historic Buildings and Monuments, in its 1994 schedule, described Transport House as “…a very assertive building – dramatic in its impact, exhibiting a range of modernist features in a well worked out scheme…”

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