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Salvage work at Bank Buildings as the famous clock is dismantled

Salvage work at Bank Buildings as the famous clock is dismantled

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Salvage work at Bank Buildings as the famous clock is dismantled

The clock at the top of fire-ravaged Bank Buildings in the centre of Belfast was yesterday taken down by contractors.

Salvage work is continuing apace at the former Primark premises ahead of Christmas, and yesterday the famous feature was removed from the facade.

The completion of this phase will mark an important step towards the eventual restoration of the landmark listed building.

Every piece of masonry and plinth removed is being carefully numbered and catalogued so that they can be rebuilt to the precise specification of the original building.

After Christmas, work will commence on removing the second top tier of the building which, when completed, should allow a further relaxation of the cordon and the reopening of nearby businesses that are still closed on safety grounds.

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Aerial views showing the aftermath of the fire in the Bank Buildings - Primark Belfast - August 29th 2018 (Photo by Kevin Scott)

Aerial views showing the aftermath of the fire in the Bank Buildings - Primark Belfast - August 29th 2018 (Photo by Kevin Scott)

Kevin Scott

Aerial views showing the aftermath of the fire in the Bank Buildings - Primark Belfast - August 29th 2018 (Photo by Kevin Scott)

Aerial views showing the aftermath of the fire in the Bank Buildings - Primark Belfast - August 29th 2018 (Photo by Kevin Scott)

Kevin Scott

Aerial views showing the aftermath of the fire in the Bank Buildings - Primark Belfast - August 29th 2018 (Photo by Kevin Scott)

Aerial views showing the aftermath of the fire in the Bank Buildings - Primark Belfast - August 29th 2018 (Photo by Kevin Scott)

Kevin Scott

Aerial views showing the aftermath of the fire in the Bank Buildings - Primark Belfast - August 29th 2018 (Photo by Kevin Scott)

Aerial views showing the aftermath of the fire in the Bank Buildings - Primark Belfast - August 29th 2018 (Photo by Kevin Scott)

Kevin Scott

Aerial views showing the aftermath of the fire in the Bank Buildings - Primark Belfast - August 29th 2018 (Photo by Kevin Scott)

Aerial views showing the aftermath of the fire in the Bank Buildings - Primark Belfast - August 29th 2018 (Photo by Kevin Scott)

Kevin Scott

Aerial views showing the aftermath of the fire in the Bank Buildings - Primark Belfast - August 29th 2018 (Photo by Kevin Scott)

Aerial views showing the aftermath of the fire in the Bank Buildings - Primark Belfast - August 29th 2018 (Photo by Kevin Scott)

Kevin Scott

Aerial views showing the aftermath of the fire in the Bank Buildings - Primark Belfast - August 29th 2018 (Photo by Kevin Scott)

Aerial views showing the aftermath of the fire in the Bank Buildings - Primark Belfast - August 29th 2018 (Photo by Kevin Scott)

Kevin Scott

Aerial views showing the aftermath of the fire in the Bank Buildings - Primark Belfast - August 29th 2018 (Photo by Kevin Scott)

Aerial views showing the aftermath of the fire in the Bank Buildings - Primark Belfast - August 29th 2018 (Photo by Kevin Scott)

Kevin Scott

Aerial views showing the aftermath of the fire in the Bank Buildings - Primark Belfast - August 29th 2018 (Photo by Kevin Scott)

Aerial views showing the aftermath of the fire in the Bank Buildings - Primark Belfast - August 29th 2018 (Photo by Kevin Scott)

Kevin Scott

Aerial views showing the aftermath of the fire in the Bank Buildings - Primark Belfast - August 29th 2018 (Photo by Kevin Scott)

Aerial views showing the aftermath of the fire in the Bank Buildings - Primark Belfast - August 29th 2018 (Photo by Kevin Scott)

Kevin Scott

Aerial view over Bank Buildings following Tuesdays fire. Photo by Gregory Weeks.

Aerial view over Bank Buildings following Tuesdays fire. Photo by Gregory Weeks.

Photo by Gregory Weeks.
Aerial view over Bank Buildings following Tuesdays fire..

Photo by Gregory Weeks. Aerial view over Bank Buildings following Tuesdays fire..

Photo by Gregory Weeks.
Aerial view over Bank Buildings following Tuesdays fire..

Photo by Gregory Weeks. Aerial view over Bank Buildings following Tuesdays fire..

Aerial view over Bank Buildings following Tuesdays fire. Photo by Gregory Weeks.

Aerial view over Bank Buildings following Tuesdays fire. Photo by Gregory Weeks.

Photo by Gregory Weeks.
Aerial view over Bank Buildings following Tuesdays fire..

Photo by Gregory Weeks. Aerial view over Bank Buildings following Tuesdays fire..

Photo by Gregory Weeks.
Aerial view over Bank Buildings following Tuesdays fire..

Photo by Gregory Weeks. Aerial view over Bank Buildings following Tuesdays fire..

Photo by Gregory Weeks.
Aerial view over Bank Buildings following Tuesdays fire..

Photo by Gregory Weeks. Aerial view over Bank Buildings following Tuesdays fire..

Photo by Gregory Weeks.
Aerial view over Bank Buildings following Tuesdays fire..

Photo by Gregory Weeks. Aerial view over Bank Buildings following Tuesdays fire..

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Aerial views showing the aftermath of the fire in the Bank Buildings - Primark Belfast - August 29th 2018 (Photo by Kevin Scott)

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