Category Archives: Infrastructure and Planning

Revising the Masterplan

An updated blueprint for Belfast’s development places a high importance on the city centre and sharing the benefits of new investment with deprived communities. Peter Cheney reports. The 2004 Belfast City Masterplan...

Closing thoughts

Belfast City Council Chief Executive Peter McNaney identified political leadership and good planning as two key themes in his closing thoughts. “Nothing happens without political leadership,” Peter McNaney stated as he reflected...

Cities matter

Alexandra Jones, CEO of think tank Centre for Cities, talks to Owen McQuade about the challenges facing cities in the economic downturn and how cities are crucial to the wider region. Why...

Belfast 2023

Titanic Quarter Chief Executive David Gavaghan sets out how the development is changing Belfast’s image and how a rising population can grow the city’s potential over the next decade. A decade ago,...