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Yellow dot trail

Last updated: 19 October 2018, 2pm

We're keen to help visitors get around the city centre as easily as possible in the aftermath of the fire at Bank Buildings. Just follow the yellow dot trail. 

Yellow dot trail

We've created a downloadable map which shows the pedestrian route around the pink zone, including streets and areas that are accessible. The pink zone marked on the map is currently closed to pedestrians and vehicles.

The cordon around the affected area is expected to stay in place for about four months after the incident.

Shops and businesses in the Bank Buildings area

The following shops and businesses are in and around the Bank Buildings site and they are open.

Please note that this list only includes businesses in close proximity to the site. Other shops and businesses are open beyond these areas.

Castle Street

Royal Avenue

Donegall Place 

Hercules Bar Santander JD Sports
The Money Shop Ulster Reform Club The Body Shop
Hair Apartment H&M  GAP
Gordons  HSBC Chopstix
Belfast Cookery School Obento Beaverbrooks
La Taqueria Ashers Baking Co. Clarks
Mace Express Phone Boutique Disney Store
CafĂ© West Diamond House  KFC
Fruiterama 

Castle Place

Fountain Street

Conway Opticians Barclays The Spinning Wheel
Pizza Boutique GAME Pic & Mix
Boyles Home Bakery  HMV White Dragon Tattoo
Oxfam TK Maxx Voodoo
Sink the ink tattoos Sports Direct Jumon
Executive Barbers  Costa Coffee Fountain Tavern 
Maggie Mays Phoneworks

Bank Square

Timescape Carrolls Kelly's Cellars
IPhix   Mourne Seafood Bar
Premier Meats    
Shop Mobility    

 

These businesses are currently closed.

Read the information messages and contact details from all the affected businesses.

Business name
Abacus Beads DV8
Aldo  McDonald's
Argento Primark
British Heart Foundation Skechers
City Picnic Spar
Coffee Kiosk Tesco Metro
Cookie Box Zara

 

If you are a business in Belfast city centre, please visit our Bank Buildings page for information on:

Getting around the city

City centre entertainment programme

Street animation will take place over weekends to increase the buzz in the city centre. This will include live music as well as street theatre and drop-in art workshops for children. A main programme of larger events will start on Friday 26 October with the Castle Street fair.

Road closures

Due to the road and path closures around Castle Place and Royal Avenue, your travel may be disrupted. The yellow dot trail map shows you the streets that are accessible near the Bank Buildings site.

Translink travel updates

Translink Metro services have been disrupted due to the road closures around Castle Place and Royal Avenue.

Ulsterbus services operating to and from Belfast will also be subject to delays and possible disruption. Diverted services will be updated by Translink.

Shuttle bus

Translink has set up a free Belfast city centre shuttle service. It connects St Georges Market, City Hall and Royal Avenue with a new stop in North Street.

The service operates every 10 minutes on Monday to Saturday and every 20 minutes on Sundays.

Rail travel

Get the train into either of Belfast's main train stations - Great Victoria Street or Lanyon Place Station.

Car parking

If you are travelling to Belfast by car, you can find out where our car parks are located.

Special offers

Many shops, eateries and other businesses are offering special deals to entice people into the city. Show your support for #YourBelfast and enjoy everything the city centre has to offer.