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Re: Short Strand. East Belfast
« Reply #690 on: November 30, 2010, 06:52:41 PM »
come on all you strand people, this site is starting to die out, dont let it !!!!
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Re: Short Strand. East Belfast
« Reply #691 on: November 30, 2010, 06:59:08 PM »
Anyone remember Judges Basket weaving Shop?  They made all the Baskets for bikes and so on.
 
 
 
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Re: Short Strand. East Belfast
« Reply #692 on: November 30, 2010, 07:37:16 PM »
cant recall Eryn, where was it, and when did it close
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Re: Short Strand. East Belfast
« Reply #693 on: November 30, 2010, 08:55:21 PM »
Bridge end  facing where the Old short strand, Mountpottinger rd and N'ards rd met. Nabney's fruit and veg shop and Mary O'Neills paper shop.Then the Gateway Bar. Then the area was Ballymacarrett and The Strand was just a street in the area.
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Re: Short Strand. East Belfast
« Reply #694 on: November 30, 2010, 09:13:49 PM »
Does anyone know if the Barracks on the mountpottinger Rd is gone yet? No we won,t let this wee thread die. :air_kiss:
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Re: Short Strand. East Belfast
« Reply #695 on: November 30, 2010, 09:20:38 PM »
The barracks is still in place.It hasn't been demolished yet!!
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Re: Short Strand. East Belfast
« Reply #696 on: November 30, 2010, 09:22:09 PM »
Well thats one landmark still standing otherwise I won,t know my way around. :D
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Re: Short Strand. East Belfast
« Reply #697 on: November 30, 2010, 09:40:09 PM »
Bridge ender,is it occupied, are the cops still using it
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Re: Short Strand. East Belfast
« Reply #698 on: November 30, 2010, 10:34:21 PM »
Its empty at present but for sale signs on it.  Maybe St Matthews Hosing will convert it to flats
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Re: Short Strand. East Belfast
« Reply #699 on: November 30, 2010, 10:36:58 PM »
Anyone out there from Middlepath st  foundry st or Khartoum st
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Re: Short Strand. East Belfast
« Reply #700 on: December 01, 2010, 10:17:20 PM »
Contractors are now in the barracks starting to gut it out

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Re: Short Strand. East Belfast
« Reply #701 on: December 01, 2010, 10:33:26 PM »
Anyone Remember  The Sally Army Citadel on the Mountpottinger Road.Their Silver Band used to march from it around the area.Before the troubles of course
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Re: Short Strand. East Belfast
« Reply #702 on: December 01, 2010, 10:36:59 PM »
Anyone Remember  The Sally Army Citadel on the Mountpottinger Road.Their Silver Band used to march from it around the area.Before the troubles of course
Pleased to hear it. It is an absolute eyesore

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Re: Short Strand. East Belfast
« Reply #703 on: December 01, 2010, 10:51:01 PM »
Anyone Remember  The Sally Army Citadel on the Mountpottinger Road.Their Silver Band used to march from it around the area.Before the troubles of course

I remember it well on the corner of Carlton Street where I lived, They played there through the troubles until the late seventies.
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Re: Short Strand. East Belfast
« Reply #704 on: December 01, 2010, 10:58:12 PM »
I left Ballymacarrett in 1961 lived on bridge end at bottom of Short Strand.went to St.Matts.Area was wiped out for flyover at bottom of By pass.most families went to Turf Lodge
 
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