Outrage Over Plans to Demolish Old Nambarrie Facility

Some residents of Belfast are trying to protect Nambarrie‘s former home from being torn down and replaced with apartments. Belfast was Nambarrie’s former home.

In previous posts, we told how the Nambarrie Tea factory was recently sold.

Now, Belfast’s Cathedral Quarter Trust, which represents the area where the facility is located, believes the building is important to the area and does not want it demolished. The Nambarrie facility is part of the are known as the Cathedral Conversation Area.

The local Department of the Interior has said it will approve the demolition plans. Meanwhile, the Belfast City Council Planning Committee has held up the process.

Erected in 1959, the Nambarrie facility closed in 2008 when production moved to England.  The moved ended 150 years of Nambarrie in Belfast.

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