Yellow dot trail
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.
|The Money Shop
||Ulster Reform Club
||The Body Shop
|Belfast Cookery School
||Ashers Baking Co.
||The Spinning Wheel
||Pic & Mix
|Boyles Home Bakery
||White Dragon Tattoo
|Sink the ink tattoos
||Mourne Seafood Bar
These businesses are currently closed.
Read the information messages and contact details from all the affected businesses.
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.
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 has launched a Festive Fare campaign with a range of special offers. These include day travel across the city for just £2 (£1 child), a £5 family ticket and additional bus, coach and train services including midnight departures.
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.
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.
Get the train into either of Belfast's main train stations - Great Victoria Street or Lanyon Place Station.
If you are travelling to Belfast by car, you can find out where our car parks are located.
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.