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Custom House Square

Project: Custom House Square

Client: Laganside Corporation


Project transformed a vehicle dominated space into a high quality civic square that includes Belfast’s first purpose designed events space. Works included:

  • Site clearance including removal of existing roads infrastructure
  • Resurfacing the site with Caithness and Granite
  • Sunken Event Space– which has held  Christmas fairs, ice skating circuses, Belsonic outdoor music festival etc
  • Feature lighting including - impressive bespoke twin lighting columns called the Hecklers to commemorate the area known as speakers corner
  • Water feature– installed which marks the former Farset river using choreographed and illuminated ground recessed jets
  • Dedicated bus route
  • Street furniture including play equipment, bins, bollards etc

The project won the 2006 Civic Trust Northern Ireland Public Realm Award, recognised as the most significant regeneration project in the 2007 Belfast Business Awards and commended in the UK National Landscape Awards 2012.