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Forty years of peace lines



LondonderryPortadownLurganBelfast

PEACE LINES IN BELFAST: 42

Location: Bryson Street/Thistle Court

Year built: 1970s

Type: 2.5 metre brick wall with additional 3 metre open mesh fencing

Location: Cluan Place/Clandeboye Gardens

Year built: 1970s

Type: 2.5 metre brick wall with additional 4.5 metre open mesh fencing

Location: Mountpottinger Road/Woodstock Link

Year built: 1970s

Type: 5 metre high open mesh fence

Location: Newtownards Road/Strand Walk

Year built: 1980s

The peace line along the Shankill in 1999
The peace line along the Shankill in 1999

Type: Brick wall with steel slatted panel fence

Location: Madrid Street

Year built: 2002

Type: 2.5 metre high steel gates topped with 2.5 metre sheeting and a further 2.5 metre weld mesh fencing

Location: Alliance Avenue/Glenbryn

Year built: 1969

Type: 6 metre high cover-from-view metal sheeting fencing

Location: Mountainview Parade/Mountainview Park

Year built: 1997

Type: Steel mesh fence

Location: Woodvale/Holy Cross

Year built: 1980s

Type: 1.5 metre weld mesh fence rising to 4 metres

Location: Henry Street/Westlink

Year built: 1970s

Type: 1.5 metre weld mesh fence rising to 4 metres

Location: Parkside Gardens/Mountcollyer Street

Year built: 1994

Type: 3 metre high wall, 1.8 metre high weldmesh fence and 3 metre high cover from view metal sheeting

Location: Manor Street/Rosevale Street

Year built: 1970s

Type: 3 metre high brick wall toped with 2.4 metre weld mesh fence, 3 metre high cover from view fence and 4 metre cover from view fence

Location: Rosapenna Street/Oldpark Street

Year built: 1994

Type: 3 metre high brick wall topped by 2.4 metre cover from view metal fence

Location: Torrens/Oldpark Road/Oldpark Avenue

peace line, Belfast
The peace line along the Shankill in 2009

Year built: 1990s

Type: Wall soon to be demolished to make way for a new housing development by the FOLD Housing Association

Location: Torrens/Wyndham Street

Year built: 1980s

Type: 2.4 metre high steel palisade with cover from view sheeting attached, topped by 3 metre high weldmesh fence. Further 2.1 metre brick wall topped with 1.2 metre cover from view sheeting topped with 3 metre weldmesh fence.

Location: Hazelwood Integrated Primary School

Year built: 2008

Type: 15 foot high weldmesh fence installed above part of 10 feet school perimeter fence.

Location: Squire's Hill / Hazelbrook Drive

Year built: 1993

Type: 3 metre high cover from view metal fence topped with 2.5 metre weld mesh fence. 2.1 metre high brick wall topped with 2.5 metre cover from view fence.

Location: Serpentine Gardens / Gunnell Hill

Year built: 1993

Type: 3 metre high metal sheeting fence topped with 3 metre rising to 6 metre open mesh sheeting

Location: Duncairn Gardens/Halidays Road/Newington

Year built: 1970s

Type: 3 metre high weld mesh fence on top of previous existing wall

Location: Duncairn Gardens - South Side

Year built: 1970s

Type: 3 metre high brick wall, 7 metre high cover from view metal fence, 3 metre high cover from view metal fence and pedestrian gates at Lepper Street / Hallidays Road

Location: Duncairn Gardens - North Side

Year built: 1970s

Type: Hallidays Road 3 metre high brick wall with automatic cover from view metal pedestrian gate. Adam Street cover from view metal vehicle and pedestrian gate.

Location: North Queen Street/Duncairn Gardens

Year built: 1970s

Type: 7 metre high mesh panel fencing, 3 metre high brick wall topped with 2 metre cover from view fencing.

Location: Duncairn Gardens - North Side

Year built: 1970s

Type: 3 metre high brick wall topped with 2 metres of metal sheeting.

Location: Longlands Road/Arthur Bridge

Year built: 1998

Type: 2.1 metre high palisade fence with 2.6 metre cover from view metal sheeting attached

Location: Graymount

Year built: 2008

Type: 2 metre high automatic cover from view pedestrian gate topped with 1m high metal palisade fence

Location: Flax Street

Year built: 1997

Type: Two 3 metre high cover from view metal barriers

Road barrier on the Shankill Road, Belfast, 1999
Road barrier on the Shankill Road, Belfast, 1999

Location: Cupar Street Upper

Year built: 1969

Type: 3.1 metre high brick wall topped with 3 metre high metal sheeting

Location: Springfield Parade/West Circular Road

Year built: Not given

Type: 2 metre high brick / block wall topped with 4 metre chain link fencing. 2.1 metre high palisade fence profiled with metal sheeting.

Location: Springhill Avenue/Springfield Road

Year built: 1989

Type: 3 metre high brick wall and 3 metre high steel post and railings fence.

Location: Ballygomartin Road

Year built: 1990s

Type: 2.1 metre high steel fence with intermittent sections of palisade fencing.

Location: Ainsworth Avenue/Springfield Road

Year built: 1994

Type: 3 metre high brick wall topped with 6 metres of mesh panel fencing

Location: Cupar Way/Clonard

Year built: 1969

Type: 4 to 5 metre high concrete wall topped with 3 metres of cover from view metal sheeting and 6 metres of weldmesh fence.

Location: Malinmore Park/Oranmore Drive

Police open the security gates at Workman Avenue for an Orange Order parade
Police open the security gates at Workman Avenue for an Orange Order parade

Year built: 1970s

Type: 3.8 metre high double steel palisade fence with sections sheeted with full height steel plating

Location: Moyard Parade

Year built: 1991

Type: 3 metre high steel palisade fence

Location: Roden Street/Westlink

Year built: 1985

Type: 2.1 metre high stone wall with double skin palisade on top with some 2.4 metre high metal sheeting in places. 2.4 metre metal fence and 4 metre high brick wall with some steel sheeting up to 3 metres topped with 6.1 metres high weldmesh fence at Blackwater Way.

Location: Springmartin Road

Year built: 1990

Type: Two sets of double gates, 3.5 metre high steel gates and 3.5 metre high steel palisade fence

Location: Ardmoulin Avenue/Beverley Street

Year built: 1970s

Type: 3.5 metre high gates at Percy Street, 5 metre high block wall topped with profiled steel sheeting to an overall height of 7 metres. 4 metres high brick wall topped by 4 metre high cover from view metal sheeting topped with 2 metres of steel mesh fence.

Location: Springfield Park / Springmartin Road

Year built: 1988

Type: 3 metre high brick wall topped with 2.4 metre steel sheeting. 1.8m high wall topped with 2.4 metre high metal sheeting.

Location: Lanark Way

Year built: 1988

Type: Automatic 4 metre high pedestrian and vehicle gates

Location: Workman Avenue

Year built: 1990

Type: 2.5 metre high cover from view pedestrian and vehicle gates

Location: North Howard Street

Year built: 1970s

Type: Two sets 2.5 metre high pedestrian and vehicle gates

Location: Northumberland Street

Year built: 1970s

Type: Two sets 2.5 metre high pedestrian and vehicle gates

Location: Townsend Street

Year built: 1992

Type: 2.5 metre high pedestrian and vehicle gates

PEACE LINES IN LONDONDERRY: 5

Location: Bishop Street

Type: Brickwork piers with infill panels or brick/steel railing backed with further 6m weld mesh fencing

Location: Harding Street

Type: 3 metre coursed stone wall with independent 6 metre weld mesh fence behind wall

Location: Violet Street/Dungiven Road

Type: Steel palisade fence 7 metres wide and 2 metres high

Location: Tullyally/Currynerin

Type: Steel palisade fence 2 metres high

Location: City Walls

Type: Steel palisade gates and fencing located at intervals around the walls

PEACE LINES IN LURGAN: 1

Location: Margretta Park

Type: 2.4 metre high steel railings

PEACE LINES IN PORTADOWN: 5

Location: Charles Street/Charles Park

Type: 2.4 metre high galvanised steel palisade fence

Location: Charles Street/Corcrain Road/Craigwell Ave

Type: Cover from view profiled metal sheeting rising behind 1.5 metre high rendered masonry wall - height varies from 4.5 metres to 6 metres

Location: Corcrain Rd/Obins Avenue

Type: Cover from view profiled metal sheeting rising behind 1.5 metre high rendered masonry wall - overall height of 6 metres

Location: Curran St/Northway

Type: 2.4 metre high galvanised steel palisade fence

Location: Bann Boulevard

Type: 2.4 metre high galvanised steel palisade fence

*Source Northern Ireland Office



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